Posts Tagged ‘Paris’

The Paris policy is becoming increasingly unpopular in Africa

Following Britain’s exit from the European Union, France appeared to have certain opportunities to strengthen its position on the international stage, such as shifting the balance of power in Europe and bolstering Paris’s position in the Franco-German tandem. First, while Germany remained the EU’s economic leader, the Fifth Republic had more options in the political […]

Paris Fashion Week: Louis Vuitton installation wows tourists on Champs-Élysées

Tourists in Paris are treated to a giant mannequin depicting Japanese contemporary artist Yayoi Kusama on the famous Champs-Élysées in collaboration with Louis Vuitton during Paris Fashion Week. Source

Indian designer evokes mysteries of the ‘Cosmos’ in Paris

For a man with seemingly infinite creative ambitions, it is fitting that Indian designer Rahul Mishra’s latest Paris haute couture collection attempts to encapsulate the entire universe. Source

‘The Paris Library: A Novel’: An American Library in Paris Filled With Heroes

In “The Paris Library,” Janet Skeslien Charles gives us Odile Souchet, a young French woman who in the winter of 1939 follows her love of literature straight into a position at the American Library in Paris. Throughout the rest of the novel, we meet the rest of the library staff, the eccentric patrons, and the […]

6 Stabbed In Busy Paris Train Station, Attacker Shot By Police

The attacker wounded six people at Paris’ busy Gare du Nord train station, where the Eurostar trains arrive from London. Source

Mascots For Paris Olympics Criticized For Being Mostly Made In China

Only about 8% of the mascot will be made in France and that’s raising concerns the country is too dependent on the world’s second-largest economy. Source

Iranian Who Inspired Film ‘The Terminal’ Dies At Paris Airport

Mehran Karimi Nasseri lived for 18 years in Paris’ Charles de Gaulle Airport due to immigration issues. Source

Macron says 1961 Paris massacre of Algerians was unjustified

French President Emmanuel Macron said on Monday that the killing of dozens of Algerian demonstrators in Paris in 1961 was “unjustified” and that his country “will not forget the victims.” Macron made his comment on Twitter on the 61st anniversary of the massacre. On 17 October, 1961, the French police were ordered by Commander Maurice […]

Paris Las Vegas Hotel caught hiring PRIVATE gun confiscation goon squads to RAID guests’ rooms in search of legally acquired firearms

(Natural News) A man who was recently in Las Vegas for DEFCON, the world’s largest annual hacker convention, was harassed and had his room raided by law enforcement-impersonating private security goons at the Paris Las Vegas Hotel, which is part of the Caesars Entertainment family of hotels and casinos. Ben, as The Civil Rights Lawyer […]

Motorcyclists grumble about new parking fees in Paris

Several hundred motorcyclists gathered in Paris on Saturday to protest against the capital’s introduction of new parking fees.  Protestors gathered in front of Paris City Hall to express their anger over new parking charges for two and three-wheeled motorised vehicles that take effect from 1 September. Those taking part in the demonstration believe the new parking […]

African Migrants Arrested for Raping Woman on Paris Street

    On the night of Thursday to Friday, a 32-year-old woman was reportedly raped in the middle of the street after being drugged in Paris’s 19th arrondissement. Two homeless Africans were apprehended and detained by police. This Thursday evening, about 11:20 p.m., two individuals were caught by police on the Quai de la Loire […]

African Migrants Arrested for Raping Woman on Paris Street

    On the night of Thursday to Friday, a 32-year-old woman was reportedly raped in the middle of the street after being drugged in Paris’s 19th arrondissement. Two homeless Africans were apprehended and detained by police. This Thursday evening, about 11:20 p.m., two individuals were caught by police on the Quai de la Loire […]

African Migrants Arrested for Raping Woman on Paris Street

    On the night of Thursday to Friday, a 32-year-old woman was reportedly raped in the middle of the street after being drugged in Paris’s 19th arrondissement. Two homeless Africans were apprehended and detained by police. This Thursday evening, about 11:20 p.m., two individuals were caught by police on the Quai de la Loire […]

Demonstrators rally in support of abortion rights in Paris

More than 350 people rally in Paris in support of the right to abortion and its constitutionalization Source

‘You can’t turn the clock back’: Paris attacks survivors react to guilty verdicts

Survivors and relatives of the victims of the November 2015 terror attacks responded to Wednesday’s guilty verdicts with a mixture of emotions, mostly relief. Source

Lone Surviving Attacker In Paris Massacre Guilty Of Murder

Salah Abdeslam was given France’s most severe sentence possible. Source

Salah Abdeslam: Historic trial into 2015 Paris terror attacks set to deliver verdict

Salah Abdeslam and 19 other men are in the dock, accused of playing critical roles in France’s worst peacetime attacks. Source

Eight key moments from historic trial over Paris terror attacks in November 2015

Verdicts are due later on Wednesday in the trial of 20 men following the November 2015 attacks in Paris, the worst on French soil since World War II. Source

Climate Activists Block IMF Paris Office Doors

Paris, France – Climate activists on Monday blocked entry to the International Monetary Fund’s Paris office with some gluing their hands to its doors, demanding developing countries’ debt be scrapped to help tackle climate change. The Paris protest is part of a “Debt for climate” global campaign calling on wealthy-nation leaders attending the G7 summit […]

Climate Change Activist Attacks Mona Lisa Painting in Paris

A man who shouted slogans about climate change attacked the Mona Lisa painting in Paris by smearing it in cake cream, but his efforts failed miserably due to the iconic work of art being protected behind bullet-proof glass.

Paris Gets Kicked Out of French Africa

Mali’s government spokesman Colonel Abdoulaye Maïga, who was the country’s prime minister in 2017, announced in a televised address that the African country was tearing up defense agreements with France. Although Paris has called the decision “unjustified”, France is nevertheless continuing to withdraw its military from Mali, following the Malian government’s earlier call for Paris to […]

Paris Admits it is Unable to Stand up to Militants in Mali as it Withdraws Troops

Spearheaded by Paris and Canada, Europeans recognized the futility of their activities in Mali within the ill-fated anti-terrorist Operation Barkhane that lasted for 9 years since 2014, and on February 17 decided to begin a coordinated military withdrawal from this African country. French president Emmanuel Macron said that after pulling out of Mali European troops […]

Expelled Egyptian-Palestinian activist arrives in Paris

Egyptian-Palestinian human rights activist Ramy Shaath arrived in Paris on Saturday after he was released from prison in Egypt and deported. Shaath, the son of a well-known Palestinian politician, was reunited with his wife, Céline Lebrun Shaath, a French national. “I am very excited to be here,” Shaath said. Speaking in English, he described the […]

Algeria’s Ambassador to return to Paris after 3-month hiatus

Algeria announced, on Wednesday, that its ambassador to Paris will return to his post on Thursday, three months after being pulled back for “consultations”, Anadolu News Agency reports. According to an Algerian Presidency statement, “President Abdelmadjid Tebboune​​​​​​​ received Algeria’s Ambassador to France, Mohamed Antar Daoud, who will resume his duties in Paris on Thursday.” In […]

Man arrested after taking woman hostage in Paris shop overnight

A man who had kept a woman hostage overnight in a Parisian shop was arrested on Tuesday morning. The incident, at a hardware store in Rue d’Aligre in Paris’ 12th district, started at around 15:30 on Monday, according to police. Two women were initially held hostage but one was freed in the late evening with […]

Saudi official arrested in Paris over Jamal Khashoggi murder

A Saudi diplomat accused of being involved in the 2018 murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi was arrested on Tuesday at a Paris airport. Khalid Al-Otaibi, 33, was arrested by border police on the basis of a Turkish arrest warrant as he tried to board a flight to Riyadh, Saudi capital, French police told Euronews. A […]

Iran nomadic people, lifestyle under spotlight in Paris show 

Iran nomadic people, lifestyle under spotlight in Paris show  – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – A photo exhibit showcasing the costumes and traditions of different Iranian ethnic groups is currently underway in Paris, IRIB reported on Saturday.  Entitled “People of Iran”, the exhibit displays a selection of 27 photos by 18 Iranian artists, the report added.  The […]

Thousands march in Paris over violence against women

Tens of thousands of protesters marched on Saturday through Paris and other French cities to demand more government action to prevent violence against women. The demonstrations come amid growing outrage in France over women killed by their partners, and as French women are increasingly speaking out about sexual harassment and abuse. Protesters, mostly women, marched […]

Twelve to stand trial for Kardashian West jewel heist in Paris

Twelve people will stand trial in Paris over a $10 million jewellery heist targeting Kim Kardashian West in 2016, authorities said Friday. The reality TV star said she was tied up at gunpoint and locked in a bathroom after armed robbers forced their way into her rented Paris apartment during fashion week. After five years […]

Washington and Paris are Forming a Front Against Turkey in Greece

The arrival of the new US administration sparked increased friction with Turkey in 2021, leading to an even greater split in Ankara-Washington relations. In this context, as well as Washington’s blatantly growing disdain for Ankara, it is more imperative than ever to answer the following: “What do we expect to happen first: the removal of […]

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