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French police shoot dead man near Paris after fatal stabbing

01 January, 2020 8:35 pm 8:35 pm

PARIS (Reuters) – French police shot dead a man near Paris on Friday after he went on a knife rampage in a suburban park, killing one person and seriously wounding two others, BFM TV broadcaster reported. The attack happened in the town of Villejuif, near Paris. Police cordoned off the area around the park, and … Read More

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French union calls for break in transport strikes over Christmas

12 December, 2019 3:23 pm 3:23 pm

PARIS (Reuters) – France’s CFDT union is opposed to transport strikes over the Christmas period but will call for new actions in January if the government does not drop a pension reform proposal that would encourage more years of work, its leader said on Sunday. In a major overhaul of its pension scheme, the French … Read More

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French strike against Macron reforms enters day two

12 December, 2019 9:07 am 9:07 am

PARIS (Reuters) – A strike that crippled public transport and closed schools across France entered a second day on Friday, with trade unions saying they planned to keep going until President Emmanuel Macron backs down from a planned reform of pensions. The strike pits Macron, a 41-year-old former investment banker who came to power in … Read More


Australia detains French TV crew filming Queensland anti-coal protest

07 July, 2019 1:01 pm 1:01 pm

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – A French television reporter and his crew were arrested on Monday while filming protesters blockading a coal port in Australia’s northeastern state of Queensland. Reporter Hugo Clément said he and his television crew from French public broadcaster France 2 were filming protesters blocking access to Indian conglomerate Adani Enterprise’s Abbot Point coal … Read More

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Russian Ground Forces commander-in-chief, COAS discuss expansion of militar...

07 July, 2019 6:30 pm 6:30 pm

RAWALPINDI (92 News) – Army General Oleg Salyukov, Commander in Chief Russian Ground Forces, called on Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa at GHQ on Tuesday. During the meeting, matters related to enhanced security/training cooperation and measures to further expand joint military ties between the two armies were discussed. The COAS said … Read More

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Nadal racks up 12th French crown at Roland Garros

06 June, 2019 8:41 am 8:41 am

PARIS (Reuters) – Defying the years and one of the most fierce onslaughts he has ever faced at Roland Garros, Rafa Nadal won his 12th French Open crown on Sunday, leaving Dominic Thiem crushed and a packed Parisian stadium shaking their heads in wonder. The first set had been one for the ages, the second … Read More

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French police arrest three over Lyon bomb blast

05 May, 2019 9:58 pm 9:58 pm

PARIS (Reuters) – French police have arrested three people, including a 24-year-old computer science student of Algerian nationality, in connection with last week’s bomb blast in Lyon that injured 13 people, authorities said. The case is being handled as a terrorism investigation given the circumstances of the attack, committed in broad daylight, and the use … Read More


French yellow vest protesters clash with police but numbers wane

05 May, 2019 8:42 am 8:42 am

PARIS (Reuters) – Yellow vest protesters clashed with riot police in Paris and the northern city of Amiens as the French anti-government movement waned on its 28th straight weekend. Police in Amiens, hometown of President Emmanuel Macron, fired teargas at about 1,200 demonstrators after a group pelted stones at police, attacked local bank branches and … Read More

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French police hunt suitcase bomber after blast in Lyon

05 May, 2019 8:13 am 8:13 am

LYON (Reuters) – French police were hunting a suspected suitcase bomber after an explosion in the central city of Lyon that injured 13 people, officials said. The suspect was captured on security video leaving a bag in front of a bakery shortly before an explosion occurred at around 5:30 pm, police sources and local mayor … Read More

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French journalist’s documentary showing Indian atrocities in IOK released

04 April, 2019 12:53 pm 12:53 pm

SRINAGAR (92 News) – French journalist’s documentary – Kashmir War on the Roof of World – showing Indian atrocities, use of pellet guns and other violation of human rights in Occupied Kashmir has been released. Paul Comiti, a freelance journalist, was arrested for three weeks for filming uncontrolled use of pellet guns by Indian troops. … Read More

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French Muslim group sues Facebook, YouTube over Christchurch footage

03 March, 2019 11:27 pm 11:27 pm

PARIS (Reuters) – French Muslims said on Monday it was suing Facebook and YouTube, accusing them of inciting violence by allowing the streaming of footage of the Christchurch massacre on their platforms. The French Council of the Muslim Faith (CFCM) said the companies had disseminated material that encouraged terrorism, and harmed the dignity of human … Read More

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French ex-soccer player Nicolas Anelka arrives in Islamabad

03 March, 2019 4:27 pm 4:27 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Former French football player Nicolas Anelka on Tuesday arrived in Islamabad on visit aimed at promoting the game in the country. The former Chelsea and Real Real Madrid player was welcomed at the Pakistan Football Federation at the Islamabad International Airport. “I have special association with Pakistan after embracing Islam. I … Read More

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French prosecutors drop rape investigation against filmmaker Luc Besson

02 February, 2019 11:20 pm 11:20 pm

PARIS (Reuters) – French prosecutors have dropped a preliminary investigation into rape allegations against film director Luc Besson, the public prosecutor’s office said on Monday. Prosecutors in Paris opened an investigation in May last year, which according to police sources followed allegations by a 27-year-old actress that she had been raped by Besson after meeting … Read More

French authorities fear ‘great violence’ as yellow vest anger e...

12 December, 2018 5:03 pm 5:03 pm

PARIS (Reuters) – French authorities are worried that another wave of “great violence” and rioting will be unleashed in Paris this weekend by a hard core of several thousand ‘yellow vest’ protesters, an official in the French presidency said on Thursday. Despite capitulating this week over plans for fuel taxes that inspired the nationwide revolt, … Read More

French far-right overtakes Macron in EU parliament election poll

11 November, 2018 1:17 pm 1:17 pm

PARIS (Reuters) – France’s far-right Rassemblement National (RN) party jumped ahead of President Emmanuel Macron’s LREM for the first time in a poll of voting intentions for May 2019 European Parliament elections. An Ifop poll published on Sunday showed the centrist Republic on the Move (LREM) with 19 percent of voting intentions compared to 20 … Read More