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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



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Clashes erupt in 'yellow vest' protests as Macron prepares policy moves

Clashes erupt in ‘yellow vest’ protests as Macron prepares poli...

04 April, 2019 10:31 pm 10:31 pm

PARIS (Reuters) – “Yellow vest” demonstrators clashed with riot police in the French city of Toulouse on Saturday as President Emmanuel Macron prepares a series of policy announcements aimed at quelling 22 consecutive weekends of anti-government protests. Police in the southeastern city fired teargas and arrested several people after several hundred demonstrators started throwing objects, … Read More



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Another PIA’s on-duty air hostess disappears in Paris

04 April, 2019 9:15 pm 9:15 pm

LAHORE (92 News) – Another on-duty air hostess of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) disappeared on Wednesday in Paris. Well-informed sources said, flight attendant identified as Shazia fled from her hotel in Paris, after arriving in Paris on a PIA flight no 734 from Lahore on Tuesday. The sources also said that Shazia left for Belguim … Read More



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Surrealist artist Man Ray’s tomb vandalized in Paris

03 March, 2019 12:01 am 12:01 am

PARIS (Reuters) – A man has been arrested after the tomb of American-born surrealist artist Man Ray was desecrated in Montparnasse Cemetery in Paris, a city official said on Thursday. Born into a family of Russian Jewish immigrants in 1890, Man Ray spent much of his career in the French capital and was close to … Read More



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‘Yellow Vests’ march in Paris as troops join police to prevent ...

03 March, 2019 8:59 pm 8:59 pm

PARIS (Reuters) – French “yellow vest” demonstrators began their 19th consecutive weekend of protests against President Emmanuel Macron’s government on Saturday as military units were deployed to help police clamp down on any trouble. Protesters were banned from gathering on the Champs Elysees in Paris after shops and businesses on the avenue were looted and … Read More



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Hundreds march in Paris as childminders join ‘yellow vest’ prot...

03 March, 2019 9:55 pm 9:55 pm

PARIS (Reuters) – Hundreds of “yellow vest” protesters began marches in Paris on Saturday, marking the 17th straight weekend of anti-government demonstrations despite attempts by French President Emmanuel Macron to quell discontent with a nationwide series of debates. Protesters wearing the neon high-visibility vests that have come to symbolise the movement were joined by others … Read More



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Blaze kills nine in Paris apartment block, woman arrested

02 February, 2019 11:23 am 11:23 am

PARIS (Reuters) – Flames tore through an apartment block in Paris, killing at least nine people in the early hours of Tuesday, after what prosecutors said looked like an arson attack. Police said they arrested a 40-year-old woman who lived in the building on suspicion of starting the blaze in the upscale 16th arrondissement. Firefighters … Read More



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French ‘yellow vests’ defy Macron with fresh protests

01 January, 2019 10:16 pm 10:16 pm

PARIS (Reuters) – Thousands of “yellow vest” demonstrators marched through Paris and other cities on Saturday on the 11th weekend of action against the government, suggesting President Emmanuel Macron has yet to defuse public opposition to some of his policies. The protests were mostly peaceful but there were sporadic clashes at the end of the … Read More



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Armani’s glittering Art Deco fashion draws stars in Paris

01 January, 2019 11:02 am 11:02 am

PARIS (Reuters) – Italy’s Giorgio Armani played off bright reds against dazzling blue tones in his Haute Couture fashion collection in Paris on Tuesday, in an Art Deco-inspired feast of feathers, sequins, patent leather and crystals. The designer’s gowns have long been red carpet favourites, and the catwalk show drew Hollywood actresses Uma Thurman and … Read More



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Yellow vest protests hit with police water cannon, tear gas in Paris

01 January, 2019 8:23 am 8:23 am

PARIS (Reuters) – Paris police fired water cannon and tear gas to push back “yellow vest” demonstrators from around the Arc de Triomphe monument  , in the ninth straight weekend of protests against French President Emmanuel Macron’s economic reforms. Thousands of protesters in Paris marched noisily but mostly peacefully through the Grands Boulevards shopping area … Read More



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Several people injured in huge gas explosion in Paris

01 January, 2019 2:47 pm 2:47 pm

PARIS (Reuters) – Several people were injured in a huge explosion probably caused by a gas leak in central Paris, a police source said. The massive blast rocked buildings hundreds of meters away and blew out the entire ground floor of a building at rue Trevise, in the Grands Boulevards central Paris shopping district. Police … Read More



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Clashes erupt in Paris as ‘yellow vests’ protest at unrepentant...

01 January, 2019 11:28 pm 11:28 pm

  PARIS (Reuters) – Rioters in Paris torched motorbikes and set barricades ablaze on the upmarket Boulevard Saint Germain on Saturday, as protests against high living costs and the perceived indifference of President Emmanuel Macron turned violent on the fringes. The latest “yellow vest” marches began peacefully but degenerated in the afternoon as protesters threw … Read More



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Clashes erupt in Paris as ‘yellow vests’ protest at unrepentant...

01 January, 2019 8:11 am 8:11 am

PARIS (Reuters) – Rioters in Paris torched motorbikes and set barricades ablaze on the upmarket Boulevard Saint Germain  as protests against high living costs and the perceived indifference of President Emmanuel Macron turned violent on the fringes. The latest “yellow vest” marches began peacefully but degenerated  as protesters threw missiles at riot police blocking bridges … Read More



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