Posts Tagged ‘Paris’

Paris to name a street for Sarah Halimi

Paris will soon inaugurate in its historic Jewish quarter a street named for Sarah Halimi, Mayor Anne Hidalgo said amid protests over authorities’ handling of the killing. Hidalgo made the announcement on Sunday following a rally by about 20,000 people, mostly Jews, who demonstrated against the April 14 ruling by France’s highest court on the […]

Deprived of an audience, Paris orchestra plays to the statues of the Musée d’Orsay

At the Musée d’Orsay, empty of spectators because of Covid-19, the Orchestre de Paris has recorded a concert that will be broadcast on 1 May. This is an opportunity for conductor Pablo Heras-Casado to fulfil his “mission” by bringing “the museum and music into the home”. Sandra Bernhard, music programmer at Musée d’Orsay: “The idea […]

Pakistan delays debate on expelling Paris envoy for second time after suppressing anti-France protests

Pakistan’s parliament has again postponed a resolution calling for the expulsion of France’s ambassador on Friday, as violent protests over the failure of President Emmanuel Macron to condemn blasphemous cartoons subsided. The assembly’s speaker made the decision to adjourn the session indefinitely after chaos broke out in the chamber when MPs, supportive of kicking the […]

3 sentenced to life in prison in absentia by Paris court over 2004 bombing that killed 9 French peacekeepers

A Paris court has sentenced two Ivorian men and a Belarusian mercenary to life in prison over a bombing in the Ivory Coast almost a decade ago that killed nine French peacekeepers and a US aid worker. The trio were convicted of being behind a bomb attack which struck near the Ivory Coast city of […]

Once Upon a Time in Paris

From Faces of Ancient Europe Paris (France) – Hubert Sattler, 1866. Oil on canvas. (Salzburg Museum). Hubert Sattler (1817 – 1904) was an Austrian landscape painter. Hubert Sattler, Kosmorama: Paris (Frankreich), 1866.…​ Johann Michael Sattler and his son Hubert produced paintings showing views of cities and wonders of nature from all over the world. […]

Shocking Images Show World Famous City Paris Has Become a Garbage Dump

Shocking images show streets of the once world famous city of Paris filled with garbage. The hashtag ‘Saccage Paris’ meaning ‘Trash Paris’ trended online over the weekend as angry residents slammed the mayor for allowing Paris to become a garbage dump and hit out at the regime. The movement expressed their frustration with Ms Hidalgo’s […]

She was an avid Maoist student in Paris. Then she visited China

News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved Source 00 Hits: 0

Paris-area Jews catch and overpower suspected stabber fleeing the scene

Jewish residents of a Paris suburb chased and overpowered a man whom witnesses said tried to stab three Jews, then handed him over to police. The suspect, a 35-year-old illegal immigrant from Pakistan, approached the men from behind near a synagogue in Sarcelles on Wednesday evening, Le Parisien reported. The men were wearing yarmulkes. René […]

Paris musicians put on concert in front of occupied Odéon Theatre

Classical musicians put on a concert in Paris on Saturday protesting COVID restrictions that have seen theatres closed. They staged the performance in front of the Odéon Theatre, which has been occupied for several weeks by artists, musicians and many temporary or short-contract workers who depend on cultural events for a living and are unable […]

Paris among 16 areas of France plunged into month-long lockdown as third Covid-19 wave rips through country

Some 16 areas of France, including the capital, Paris, will be locked down for four weeks from Friday in a bid to curb the third wave of Covid-19 infections, Prime Minister Jean Castex announced on Thursday evening. Among the country’s departments – or regions – targeted by health chiefs in the latest restrictions is Alpes-Maritimes […]

Celebration of 150th birth anniversary of the Paris  Commune today

Celebration of 150th birth anniversary of the Paris  Commune today which wrote a new epoch in the history of mankind taking revolutionary democracy to a magnitude unprecedented  Today on March 18th we commemorate the 150th anniversary of the formation of the Paris Commune. It inaugurated or ushered a new era in history by igniting the […]

President of Ile-de-France says Paris is living ‘on borrowed time’ as British variant sweeps across the capital

The president of the Ile-de-France region has warned that the capital is facing a “very violent third wave” of Covid-19, as the infection rate nears 400 cases per 100,000 people and ICU occupancy reaches 95.90 percent of capacity. “The English variant, which has become the most prevalent, is not only more contagious, it is also […]

US officially rejoins Paris agreement

The United States officially re-enters the Paris agreement today, a symbolic and important step toward the aggressive action required to stem the tide of climate change. The day also marks the merger of two of the most prominent groups formed after Trump pulled the U.S. out of the pact — We Are Still In, a […]

Paris beefs up police patrols and Lyon bans booze as French authorities fear warm weather will spark Covid rule-breaking

The French government has announced it will strengthen its police patrols ahead of predicted warm weather this weekend in a bid to make sure the rise in temperatures isn’t matched by a surge in Covid-19 cases. Officials in numerous parts of the country fear a combination of pleasant spring weather and the break-up of some […]

World Leaders Applaud America’s Formal Return To Paris Climate Agreement

The United States is back in the Paris climate accord, just 107 days after it left. While Friday’s return is heavily symbolic, world leaders say they expect America to prove its seriousness after four years of being pretty much absent. They are especially anticipating an announcement from the U.S. in coming months on its goal […]

‘Great victory for environmentalists’: France to scrap ‘obsolete’ Paris Charles de Gaulle airport expansion

The French government has abandoned plans to build a fourth terminal at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport that would have allowed 40 million additional passengers a year, according to reports. Barbara Pompili, France’s minister for ecological transition, said the “obsolete” project is no longer in line with the government’s environmental policy or the aviation sector […]

Paris Hilton Testifies on Abduction as a Child, Placement in Facility, Torture and Sex Abuse

Paris Hilton Testifies on Abduction as a Child, Placement in Facility, Torture and Sex Abuse Humans Are Free » / HAF by Matt Agorist (excerpt) Paris Hilton made a surprise appearance at the Utah State Legislature on Monday to testify in favor of a new bill that regulates so-called “troubled teen” facilities. facilities. Her testimony […]

Paris to shut iconic bird market over animal welfare concerns

The Council of Paris voted to prohibit the sale of birds and other live animals, as the French capital’s famous bird market near Notre-Dame Cathedral faces closure over animal welfare concerns. Paris City Hall made the decision as officials felt that the birds were being held in crowded conditions, and that the animals’ needs and […]

Paris Hilton says she was abused as teen at Utah school

Paris Hilton testified about abuse she says she suffered years ago at a boarding school in Utah, as she lobbied Monday for a bill seeking to regulate the state’s troubled teen industry. Hilton was sent to Provo Canyon School for 11 months at age 17 where she says she was abused mentally and physically, recalling […]

When Paris isn’t Paris, it must be imagined instead

“We’ll always have Paris.” Turns out perhaps the most famous line in the movies was wrong. Paris is gone for now, its lifeblood cut off by the closure of all restaurants, its nights silenced by a 6pm curfew aimed at eliminating the national pastime of the aperitif, its cafe bonhomie lost to domestic morosity. Blight […]

Paris adopts the IHRA definition of antisemitism

The city of Paris adopted the IHRA Definition of Antisemitism during a session of the Council of Paris on Thursday, joining a growing number of cities around the world, including London and more recently the French city of Nice, to make the move.The decision was taken by the Council of Paris, headed by Paris’ Mayor […]

Paris remains on flood alert as River Seine swells after heavy rain

Paris remained on flood alert on Tuesday with the River Seine’s water levels still on the rise following heavy spells of rain. The water flooded the footpaths on the river’s banks, popular with walkers and cyclists. Rising water levels were expected to cause disruptions to underground public transport. 00 Hits: 1

Riot police crack down on anti-Global Security Bill protesters in Paris

    French citizens are once again protesting a bill that punishes those who release photos and videos identifying police officers, something critics say is a major challenge to press freedom. As protesters marched near the Place de la Republique in Paris, police also took to the streets in riot gear, and several clashes between […]

Paris Hilton a crypto Jew

Kathy Hilton, mother to Paris Hilton, is of Jewish heritage. The misleading “partially Irish” or something to this effect, is just that: Misleading. Her ancestry, on her mother’s side, that does include Scottish and Irish origins, is also Jewish. Names such as “McIsaic” (spelling) appear in her ancestry. There are Italian, and yes, even Irish […]

WATCH Riot police crack down on anti-Global Security Bill protesters in Paris

French citizens are once again protesting a bill that punishes those who release photos and videos identifying police officers, something critics say is a major challenge to press freedom. As protesters marched near the Place de la Republique in Paris, police also took to the streets in riot gear, and several clashes between demonstrators and […]

Yuriy: France probes violent Paris attack that left Ukrainian, 15, in a coma

French authorities are investigating the violent assault of a 15-year-old Ukrainian schoolboy in Paris. The victim, identified only as Yuriy, was left in a coma after the attack in the wealthy 15th arrondissement of the capital city on January 15. A widely-shared video of the beating showed a dozen young people in hooded jackets kicking […]

Crenshaw: Biden’s Keystone, Paris Climate Policies Help Chinese Manufacturing, ‘They Can Keep Polluting While Our Economy Gets Hurt’

On Friday’s broadcast of “Fox News Primetime,” Rep. Dan Crenshaw (R-TX) said that President Joe Biden’s orders on the Keystone XL pipeline and Paris Climate Accords are going to increase manufacturing in China, who “can keep polluting while our economy gets hurt.” Crenshaw said, “So, listen, here’s what it comes down to, if you’re going […]

World Welcomes U.S. Return To Paris Climate Accord, Readies Wish List For Biden

BRUSSELS (Reuters) — Climate-change leaders and campaigners worldwide welcomed U.S. President Joe Biden’s move to rejoin the 2015 Paris Agreement but said Washington must also cut emissions and use its influence to encourage other countries to do the same. In one of his first acts as president, Biden issued an executive order on Wednesday to […]

Paris police investigating alleged ‘black supremacist’ bomb-maker who blew up flat, injuring himself & 1 other

French police have launched an investigation after an alleged “black supremacist” blew up an apartment while making homemade explosives, injuring himself and another person in a Parisian suburb. The 37-year-old man was arrested on Wednesday after an explosion and fire at an address in the Saint-Leu-la-Foret area northwest of the French capital, which injured the […]

Tin Tin artwork sells for 2.6m euros at Paris auction

With his trademark quiff and ever-loyal dog Snowy, Tintin has been entertaining audiences since 1929. An intrepid reporter, his exploits have taken him around the world, solving mysteries, spreading good humor, and exuding an aurora of honesty and decency. One of his lesser-known adventures takes him to China for an encounter with the Blue Lotus. […]

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