Posts Tagged ‘Paris’

Probe into 2015 Paris jihadist rampage wraps up, paving way for trial

PARIS — French investigators have wrapped up their probe into the jihadist attacks that killed 130 people on a single day in Paris four years ago, prosecutors said Monday, paving the way for trial. Prosecutors will now have a month to present their case to judges, who will then decide on a trial date. Fourteen […]

Talented slime mold with no brain but ‘720 sexes’ unveiled at Paris zoo

   It’s official: Humans are canceled. If we’re not intent on slowly destroying the planet, then we’re getting busy being downright nasty to each other online. But in a world increasingly devoid of human role models, there are some unlikely sources of inspiration out there. Enter The Blob — a yellowish chunk of slime mold […]

Climate activists, Yellow Vests join forces at Paris mall protest

Activists from climate protection group Extinction Rebellion have joined “yellow vest” protesters to protest climate inaction and capitalism inside a Paris mall. Dozens of demonstrators, many of them masked, blocked the doors to the city’s Italie 2 mall and hung banners on the establishment’s glass windows. Yellow Vests, who have been marching in the […]

BEST OF THE WEB: Police officer stabs four of his fellow policemen to death in Paris – UPDATE: Killer had ‘converted to Islam’ and ‘heard voices’ before rampage

   Four police officers have been stabbed to death at a headquarters building near the cathedral of Notre-Dame in Paris, France. The perpetrator “was involved in an argument with someone and then erupted in anger, targeting other police colleagues before being neutralised,” according to a source quoted by The Sun. “The attacker is believed to […]

Paris police knifeman ‘heard voices’ before deadly rampage

Computer expert Michael Harpon was shot in the head by a police officer after killing three men and one woman with a ceramic knife in a frenzied attack at police headquarters in Paris on Thursday. Two other people were hurt during the incident but their injuries are not believed to be live-threatening. Also on […]

Four police killed in Paris stabbing, attacker shot dead

PARIS, France (AFP) — A man wielding a knife stabbed and killed four officers at police headquarters in the heart of central Paris on Thursday before being shot dead. The premises were cordoned off after the lunchtime attack in the historic center of Paris, usually thronged with tourists, and dozens of police and emergency vehicles […]

Four police officers killed in Paris stabbing, attacker shot dead

A man wielding a knife has stabbed and killed four officers at the police headquarters in the heart of central Paris, before being shot dead. The premises were cordoned off on Thursday after the lunchtime attack in the historic center of Paris, usually thronged with tourists, and a dozen emergency vehicles were at the […]

Attacker walks into Paris police HQ and stabs 4 to death

   Update (8:55 am ET): The death toll has been revised higher: Now, at least four officers have died from wounds sustained during Thursday’s knife attack, according to RT. In further new information, police believe the attacker may have used a ceramic knife to evade detection from metal detectors. * * * A man armed […]

Knife attack at Paris police HQ: At least four officers dead, suspect fatally shot, reports say

The police headquarters, situated in the heart of the city, is located across the street from Notre Dame Cathedral. At least four police officers were killed, according to French television channel BFM. Law enforcement sources told Reuters that the attacker was killed. A spokesman for the Paris police has declined to comment on the incident. […]

Prince Andrew Regularly Visited Jeffrey Epstein’s Paris Home

Prince Andrew was a regular visitor to billionaire pedophile Jeffrey Epstein’s £7 million apartment in Paris a whistle blower has told French police. French Detectives are now probing reports that the Queen’s son was often at the property where Epstein abused young women The Mail Online reports: It comes as the apartment was raided last […]

Paris’ justice minister backs accepting Snowden, who floats taking refuge in France

Justice Minister Nicole Belloubet said France should stick “to our strong principles on immigration,” meaning that “we must accept asylum seekers,” local media reported on Sunday. When asked if Snowden could set foot on French soil someday, she replied: “Yes … I back it.” Belloubet then made it clear that she was speaking in a private […]

World’s Largest Urban Rooftop Farm Set To Open in 2020 In Paris, France

Mandy Froelich, Truth Theory Waking Times If you are enthused by eco-friendly architecture and inventive solutions to modern food shortages, then you are going to love this latest news. The world’s largest urban farm is set to open in Paris, France, next year. Best of all, the project is slated to feed thousands of people annually. The world’s largest rooftop […]

75 years later, US World War II veterans celebrate liberation of Paris

PARIS (AP) — Seventy-five years ago, they helped free Europe from the Nazis. This weekend, US veterans are back in Paris to celebrate, and commemorate. Now in their 90s, these men aren’t afraid to cry about what they saw in World War II. And they want everyone to remember what happened back then, so that […]

FM Zarif going to Paris on Friday

According to IRNA, Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Monday evening in a meeting with Iranians expatriate in Sweden that although he was still under sanction today, there was no pressure on him. The high-ranking diplomat went on to say that he met with Kuwaiti officials yesterday, and today with Finnish, tomorrow and after tomorrow with […]

French spies promised no harm to Palestinian terrorists who killed Jews in Paris

JTA — France agreed not to target Palestinian terrorists who killed French Jews in Paris in 1982 if they refrained from carrying out further attacks on French soil, a former top spy revealed. Yves Bonnet, who headed the now-defunct DST service in the 1980s, said this in January to a judge investigating the 1982 attack […]

Germany extradites suspect wanted over Paris terror attacks to Belgium

BERLIN — German authorities said they have extradited a Bosnian man to Belgium, where he was sought in connection with the November 2015 terror attacks in Paris. News agency dpa reported that prosecutors in the eastern town of Naumburg said the 39-year-old man was handed over to Belgian authorities on Monday. He was arrested in […]

Macron booed & told to ‘step down’ during Bastille Day parade in Paris (VIDEO)

Follow RT on Numerous people started to vent their anger at Macron moments before his motorcade – accompanied by the French horse guards – showed up at the Champs Elysees avenue on Sunday afternoon. Ruptly agency filmed people booing and chanting ‘Macron, step down!’ in French. Some were seen waving France’s national flag as the […]

Top judge sees no necessity for Paris Agreement in Iran

Tasnim – Iran’s Judiciary Chief Hojatoleslam Seyed Ebrahim Raeisi said the country’s own strategies suffice for the protection of environment and obviate the need for foreign treaties such as the Paris Agreement. In comments at a meeting with Iranian environmentalists in Tehran on Saturday, Raeisi said Iran itself has devised grand strategies for the protection […]

3 dead, dozens injured as large fire erupts in apartment building in Paris (PHOTOS)

One of the victims died after jumping out of the window while two others perished in the flames, a spokesman for the fire department said. According to firefighters, the flame erupted early Saturday morning in a 6-story apartment building in Paris’ 11th district, rue de Nemours. The structure also houses a restaurant and a steam […]

Toxic Air Leads to Premature Death in New York, Paris, London, Beijing, Berlin and Moscow

There is today a major health crisis due to toxic air pollution exposure in every city in Europe, America, China and around the world. Whilst there is now some regulation that has recently been introduced to control toxic exhaust emissions there is no regulation whatsoever regarding the public’s exposure to polluting, non-exhaust, microscopic particulate matter […]

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