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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


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Barty party underway as Ashleigh triumphs in Paris

06 June, 2019 9:22 am 9:22 am

PARIS (Reuters) – Ashleigh Barty, the Australian who ditched tennis to play professional cricket for a year, smashed Marketa Vondrousova for six to lift the French Open crown at Roland Garros. Boasting a bewildering array of shots and spins, the eighth seed crushed her Czech teenage opponent 6-1 6-3 to win her first Grand Slam … Read More


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No sweat for Nadal and Federer, Bertens pulls out

05 May, 2019 9:35 am 9:35 am

PARIS (Reuters) – Defending champion Rafael Nadal continued to chomp his way through the French Open draw on Wednesday and Roger Federer also maintained his smooth progress into the third round. Spaniard Nadal, the second seed, as for the second match running he dispatched a German qualifier named Yannick in brutal fashion. After beating Yannick … Read More


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Stuttering Osaka braced for tough match against Azarenka

05 May, 2019 9:30 am 9:30 am

PARIS (Reuters) – Naomi Osaka expects Thursday’s French Open second-round meeting with a resurgent Victoria Azarenka to be her toughest challenge this year as the world number one struggles to find the form that won her the last two in January Grand Slam titles. Osaka has had a series of inconsistent results amid mounting pressure … Read More


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American Nicole Gibbs pulls out of French Open after cancer diagnosis

05 May, 2019 10:54 am 10:54 am

PARIS (Reuters) – American Nicole Gibbs said on Monday she will miss the rest of the clay court season including this month’s French Open after being diagnosed with a rare form of cancer. The 26-year-old world number 116 said that about a month ago a dentist alerted her to a growth on the roof of … Read More


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Yellow vest demonstrators, police clash in Paris

04 April, 2019 9:07 am 9:07 am

PARIS (Reuters) – Clashes broke out between dozens of demonstrators and police in Paris on the 23rd Saturday of yellow-vest protests after authorities warned that rioters could return to the French capital to spark a new wave of violence. Dozens of black-hooded demonstrators threw rocks at police and some set fire to scooters and trash … Read More


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Fire guts Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris; Macron pledges to rebuild

04 April, 2019 9:17 am 9:17 am

PARIS (Reuters) – A massive fire consumed Notre-Dame Cathedral on Monday, gutting the roof of the Paris landmark and stunning France and the world, though firefighters saved the main bell towers and outer walls from collapse before bringing the blaze under control. Flames that began in the early evening burst rapidly through the roof of … Read More