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  • History teacher beheaded over caricatures of Prophet Muhammad in Paris; President Macron calls it 'Islamist terror attack' Oct 17, 2020 02:50 PM IST

    History teacher beheaded over caricatures of Prophet Muhammad in Paris; President Macron calls it 'Islamist terror attack'

    An 18-year-old Chechen, suspected of beheading the teacher, was later shot dead by the police in Paris.

  • Paris Police confirms loud sound heard in city was due to fighter jet breaking the sound barrier Sep 30, 2020 04:00 PM IST

    Paris Police confirms loud sound heard in city was due to fighter jet breaking the sound barrier

    The massive boom resembled an explosion that led to panic among the residents who took to Twitter to update people about the development. Some even claimed that the reverberation shook their windows and rattled their doors.

  • 2 wounded in knife attack in Paris near Charlie Hebdo, suspect arrested Sep 25, 2020 04:46 PM IST

    2 wounded in knife attack in Paris near Charlie Hebdo, suspect arrested

    It is unclear what motivated the attack Friday or whether it had any link to Charlie Hebdo, which moved offices after they were attacked by Islamic extremists in 2015, who killed 12 people inside.

  • Eiffel Tower in Paris evacuated: Security source Sep 23, 2020 05:00 PM IST

    Eiffel Tower in Paris evacuated: Security source

    The source could not confirm whether the evacuation followed a bomb threat, as some media reported.

  • IEA says oil demand recovery set to slow for rest of 2020 Sep 15, 2020 02:05 PM IST

    IEA says oil demand recovery set to slow for rest of 2020

    The Paris-based IEA cut its 2020 outlook by 200,000 barrels per day (bpd) to 91.7 million bpd in its second downgrade in as many months.

  • Paris to make free COVID-19 tests available in the capital Aug 31, 2020 12:51 PM IST

    Paris to make free COVID-19 tests available in the capital

    The Paris mayor's office added in a statement that from Monday onwards, there would be three permanent laboratories set up to conduct free COVID-19 tests, as well as two other mobile laboratories that would go around the capital.

  • Eiffel Tower's terrace reopens for post-pandemic partying Jul 10, 2020 07:01 PM IST

    Eiffel Tower's terrace reopens for post-pandemic partying

    "Its terrace, which sits 57 meters (187 feet) above ground, has a bar, can accommodate 300-350 people during DJ sets that will be every Thursday and Friday evening until August 28," said Patrick Branco Ruivo, managing director of the Eiffel Tower.

  • With no paparazzis or parties, Paris prepares for virtual fashion week Jul 04, 2020 08:00 PM IST

    With no paparazzis or parties, Paris prepares for virtual fashion week

    Brands from Christian Dior to Valentino are pressing ahead with collections and shows through an organised schedule of videos running from July 6-8.

  • Eiffel Tower reopens after a three-month coronavirus break Jun 25, 2020 02:00 PM IST

    Eiffel Tower reopens after a three-month coronavirus break

    Strict hygiene and safety measures have been put in place for the re-opening.

  • Iran says will now send Ukraine airliner black boxes to Paris: Sources Jun 11, 2020 09:15 AM IST

    Iran says will now send Ukraine airliner black boxes to Paris: Sources

    The other countries involved are Ukraine, Canada and the United States. Canada previously pressed Iran to send the black boxes to France for analysis.

  • COVID-19: Insights from the Berlin startup ecosystem Jun 10, 2020 03:23 PM IST

    COVID-19: Insights from the Berlin startup ecosystem

    The exchange of information and best practices, as well as the provision of liquidity are the most crucial elements of startup support during this time

  • Eiffel Tower in Paris to welcome back visitors on June 25 Jun 09, 2020 10:00 PM IST

    Eiffel Tower in Paris to welcome back visitors on June 25

    Wearing a face mask will be compulsory for all visitors from 11 years old.

  • Notre-Dame marks Good Friday one year after devastating blaze Apr 10, 2020 07:57 PM IST

    Notre-Dame marks Good Friday one year after devastating blaze

    Restoration work at the cathedral was also halted, adding to doubts about the government's ambitious plans to rebuild the 13th-century landmark by 2024.

  • Notre-Dame Cathedral to hold small Good Friday mass amid France's coronavirus lockdown Apr 07, 2020 09:25 PM IST

    Notre-Dame Cathedral to hold small Good Friday mass amid France's coronavirus lockdown

    There will be no Easter Saturday processions this year because of the lockdown, which limits the size of public gatherings.

  • FATF to review Pakistan's performance on global commitments to fight terror in June in China Apr 07, 2020 12:30 PM IST

    FATF to review Pakistan's performance on global commitments to fight terror in June in China

    Global anti-money laundering watchdog FATF will review Pakistan's performance to meet international commitments in the fight against terror financing during a meeting scheduled to be held in China in June.

  • 10 best European destinations to visit in 2020 revealed Feb 08, 2020 03:22 PM IST

    10 best European destinations to visit in 2020 revealed

    The European Best Destinations (EBD) has compiled a list of the best destinations in Europe for 2020 after a record collection of more than 600,000 votes.

  • Frustrated with climate talks, activists dump manure outside Madrid summit Dec 15, 2019 09:45 AM IST

    Frustrated with climate talks, activists dump manure outside Madrid summit

    Led by grassroots group Extinction Rebellion, the actions were timed to coincide with the closing of the COP25 summit, where negotiators have been unable to agree on how to implement the 2015 Paris climate agreement.

  • Michael Schumacher admitted to Paris hospital for 'secret treatment': Report Sep 10, 2019 08:48 PM IST

    Michael Schumacher admitted to Paris hospital for 'secret treatment': Report

    Schumacher turned 50 on January 3 but has not been seen in public since a skiing accident in the French Alps five years ago that left him with severe head injuries and in a medically-induced coma for several months.

  • Paris: Yellow vest anger mixes with Notre Dame mourning Apr 20, 2019 04:46 PM IST

    Paris: Yellow vest anger mixes with Notre Dame mourning

    Anti-rich messages have flourished on social media in recent days as yellow vest protesters exhorted wealthy donors to be more generous with France's underclass.

  • French billionaires pledge to donate millions to help restore Notre Dame Cathedral Apr 16, 2019 04:39 PM IST

    French billionaires pledge to donate millions to help restore Notre Dame Cathedral

    Billionaires François-Henri Pinault and Bernard Arnault want to help restore the UNESCO world heritage structure.

  • YouTube links Notre-Dame fire to 9/11 attacks by mistake Apr 16, 2019 02:02 PM IST

    YouTube links Notre-Dame fire to 9/11 attacks by mistake

    The system must have taken a wrong call and copied the link to 9/11 attacks with the Notre Dame fire, YouTube claimed.

  • Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris: Things you did not know Apr 16, 2019 01:34 PM IST

    Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris: Things you did not know

    The meaning of Notre-Dame de Paris in English is ‘Our Lady of Paris’.

  • Plane crash probe has begun in Paris: Ethiopian Airlines Mar 15, 2019 03:00 PM IST

    Plane crash probe has begun in Paris: Ethiopian Airlines

    The two black boxes from the plane that went down on March 10 were brought to Paris on March 14.

  • Multiple injuries after explosion in Paris bakery believed linked to gas leak Jan 12, 2019 02:31 PM IST

    Multiple injuries after explosion in Paris bakery believed linked to gas leak

    The explosion came amid heavy security in Paris and around France for yellow vest protests expected later on January 12.

  • Opinion | Post-Brexit, will Paris emerge as an international financial centre? Dec 27, 2018 10:12 AM IST

    Opinion | Post-Brexit, will Paris emerge as an international financial centre?

    Paris has many things going for it. The city is an administrative capital, hosts the central bank, has a tradition of financial activity, is centrally located and is the headquarters of multinational companies and policy making

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