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Paris crowds gather to protest against racism, police violence

06 June, 2020 2:06 pm 2:06 pm

PARIS (Reuters) – Crowds gathered in Paris on Saturday to protest against racism and allegations of police violence against members of the Black community and ethnic minorities. Hundreds of demonstrators started to congregate in the capital’s Place de la Republique. One carried a placard with the message “Justice For Ibo”, referring to the 2019 death … Read More

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Coronavirus forces cancellation of Paris fashion weeks

03 March, 2020 1:20 pm 1:20 pm

PARIS (Reuters) – Organisers have cancelled the men’s and haute couture fashion weeks in Paris because of the coronavirus outbreak, organisers said. “In light of the spread of the COVID-19 epidemic worldwide, strong decisions are required to ensure the safety and health of (fashion) houses, their employees and everyone working in our industry,” the FILE … Read More

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Filmmaker Polanski will not attend ‘French Oscars’ in Paris ove...

02 February, 2020 10:25 pm 10:25 pm

PARIS (Reuters) – French-Polish movie director Roman Polanski decided on Thursday not to attend the Cesar Awards ceremony in Paris on Friday, amid criticism after his latest film led award nominations despite several recent and past accusations of sexual assault. The filmmaker launched his “An Officer and a Spy” movie in France last year, days … Read More

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FATF expresses satisfaction over Pakistani actions against terror financing

02 February, 2020 2:34 pm 2:34 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) expressed satisfaction over Pakistani actions against money laundering and terror financing during a meeting in Paris on Wednesday. According to the sources, Pakistan avoids blacklist as FATF acknowledged actions against terror financing in the meeting. The sources stated that Pakistan received applaud at the FATF … Read More

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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

Paris police fire tear gas on ‘yellow vest’ protests anniversar...

11 November, 2019 4:03 pm 4:03 pm

PARIS (Reuters) – Paris police fired tear gas in northwestern Paris on Saturday to drive back protesters on the first year anniversary weekend of anti-government “yellow vest” demonstrations. Clashes broke out between demonstrators and police near the Porte de Champerret as protesters were preparing to march across town towards Gare d’Austerlitz in southern Paris while … Read More

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Impressive Djokovic beats Dimitrov as Nadal pulls out in Paris

11 November, 2019 11:16 pm 11:16 pm

PARIS (Reuters) – Novak Djokovic reached the Paris Masters final for the sixth time when he downed Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov 7-6(5) 6-4 but Rafael Nadal pulled out injured on Saturday. Serbia’s world number one, who will be supplanted by Nadal at top of the ATP rankings on Monday, won a high-octane first-set tiebreak before wearing … Read More

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Four officers killed in Paris police station attack

10 October, 2019 7:11 pm 7:11 pm

PARIS (Reuters/AFP) – A man employed at police headquarters in central Paris stabbed four officers to death Thursday before being shot dead by police, sources told AFP. Investigators suspect a workplace row sparked the deadliest attack on police in France in years. The attacker worked at the police building in an administrative capacity. An assailant … Read More

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Waiter shot dead for being too slow with sandwich

08 August, 2019 8:42 am 8:42 am

BOBIGNY, France (AFP) – A customer shot a waiter dead at an eatery on the outskirts of Paris, apparently enraged at being made to wait for a sandwich, a source close to the investigation said Saturday. The waiter’s colleagues called police after he was shot in the shoulder with a handgun in the Noisy-le-Grand suburb … Read More

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Civil aviation diverts flights at Lahore airport due to flock of birds

07 July, 2019 12:10 pm 12:10 pm

LAHORE (92 News) – The flight operations at Allama Iqbal International Airport have been disrupted on Wednesday due to the presence of a huge flock of birds creating trouble during landing and departure of airplanes. The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) stopped the planes from landing at the airport and the flights were diverted to other … Read More

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European leaders join Macron for Bastille Day parade

07 July, 2019 10:08 pm 10:08 pm

PARIS (Reuters) – European leaders including German Chancellor Angela Merkel joined French President Emmanuel Macron on Sunday for the traditional Bastille Day military parade in Paris, which this year honoured European military cooperation. After riding down the iconic Champs Elysees boulevard in a military vehicle escorted by motorcycles and a cavalry procession, Macron joined leaders … Read More

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Hundreds protest in Paris against deadly domestic violence

07 July, 2019 9:36 am 9:36 am

PARIS (Reuters) – Hundreds of protesters gathered in central Paris on Saturday to raise awareness and demand tougher action on femicides in France. Yelling “Enough” and carrying signs reading “Stop femicides” or “The planet needs women alive”, the crowd took to the Place de la Republique square as part of the demonstration organized by various … Read More

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France roasts in record heatwave, two die in Spain

06 June, 2019 9:50 am 9:50 am

PARIS/MADRID (Reuters) – France registered its highest temperature since records began on Friday as the death toll rose from a heatwave suffocating much of Europe. The mercury hit 45.9 degrees Celsius (114.6 Fahrenheit) in Gallargues-le-Montueux, in the southern Provence region, weather forecaster Meteo France said, nearly two degrees above the previous high of 44.1 Celsius … Read More

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Rapinoe double takes US past France into semi-finals

06 June, 2019 8:52 am 8:52 am

PARIS (Reuters) – Megan Rapinoe struck twice as the United States beat hosts France 2-1 in the women’s World Cup quarter-finals at the Parc des Princes on Friday to set up a last-four clash with England. Rapinoe, who was involved in a spat with US President Donald Trump during the build up to the game … Read More

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Froome out of Tour de France after serious injuries in crash

06 June, 2019 9:55 am 9:55 am

PARIS ( Reuters ) Froome, 34, was taken to a local hospital after hitting a wall during a course reconnaissance of the 26.1 km individual time trial around Roanne in central France, with team doctor Richard Usher confirming he also suffered a broken elbow. “Chris was taken to Roanne Hospital where initial examinations confirmed multiple … Read More