Post Tagged with: "Paris"

Asterix illustration sells for record 1.4 million euros

October 14, 2017 2:20 am
Asterix illustration sells for record 1.4 million euros

A visitor views an exhibition dedicated to the adventures of comics heroes Asterix and Obelix in Belgium, in the album entitled “Asterix in Belgium”, created by French artists Rene Goscinny and Albert Uderzo  An original illustration for the cover of one of the early Asterix comic books sold for a […]

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Britain’s Vauxhall cars to cut 400 jobs: PSA spokesman

October 13, 2017 10:09 pm
Britain’s Vauxhall cars to cut 400 jobs: PSA spokesman

French carmaker PSA announced on March 6, 2017, the acquisition of General Motors’ European subsidiary, which includes the Opel and Vauxhall brands, for 1.9 billion GBP Britain’s Vauxhall cars, which was this summer taken over by French automaker PSA, is planning to cut 400 jobs at one of its factories […]

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Supporters of French far-left opposition hold anti-Macron rally in Paris

September 23, 2017 3:19 pm
Supporters of French far-left opposition hold anti-Macron rally in Paris

A demonstrator wearing hood kicks a tear gas canister during a rally in Paris on September 21, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Supporters of France’s far-left opposition party have staged a protest rally in Paris to voice their discontent with sweeping labor reforms by President Emmanuel Macron, who has suffered a […]

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African, European leaders meet in Paris to discuss migrant crisis

August 28, 2017 10:30 pm
African, European leaders meet in Paris to discuss migrant crisis

French President Emmanuel Macron (R) meets with Niger’s President Mahamadou Issoufou (L) and Chad’s President Idriss Deby Itno (2nd R) at the Elysee Palace in Paris on August 28, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Seven African and European leaders are meeting in Paris to discuss ways to stem the flow of […]

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Car ramming east of Paris kills girl, terrorism ruled out

August 15, 2017 8:27 am
Car ramming east of Paris kills girl, terrorism ruled out

Police officers direct traffic on a road near the site where man smashed a car into a pizza restaurant in Sept-Sorts, east of Paris, on August 14, 2017. (Photo by AFP) A girl has been killed after a man crashed his car into a pizzeria on the outskirts of Paris. […]

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Six French soldiers injured in car ramming near Paris

August 9, 2017 10:30 pm
Six French soldiers injured in car ramming near Paris

French soldiers gather at the site where a car slammed into soldiers on patrol in Levallois-Perret, outside Paris, France, August 9, 2017. (Photo by AFP) An individual has rammed his vehicle into a group of soldiers patrolling in a neighborhood near the French capital of Paris, injuring six of them. […]

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Hundreds of people protest US President Donald Trump’s visit in French capital of Paris

July 14, 2017 10:30 pm
Hundreds of people protest US President Donald Trump’s visit in French capital of Paris

Hundreds of people have taken to the streets in the French capital of Paris to voice their opposition to a visit by United States President Donald Trump to their country. Demonstrators, waving flags and carrying placards denouncing Trump’s policies, marched in the streets as Trump was welcomed by French President […]

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BRICS urge all countries to implement Paris Climate Agreement

July 7, 2017 4:32 pm
BRICS urge all countries to implement Paris Climate Agreement

A general view shows German Chancellor Angela Merkel speaking during a working session on the first day of the G20 summit in Hamburg, northern Germany, on July 7, 2017. (Photo by AFP) The heads of state of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa, which constitute the BRICS emerging countries, […]

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Reckless man attempts car ramming near Paris mosque

June 29, 2017 10:30 pm
Reckless man attempts car ramming near Paris mosque

A man has unsuccessfully attempted to plough his car into a crowd in front of a mosque in a Paris suburb. The would-be attacker was arrested by the police after the failed attempt in the Paris suburb of Creteil on Thursday. He stopped short of reaching his target because of […]

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Activists protest Israeli arms firm’s presence in Paris Airshow

June 27, 2017 10:30 pm
Activists protest Israeli arms firm’s presence in Paris Airshow

French activists have staged a protest outside the stall of Israeli weapons company Elbit Systems at the Paris Airshow, holding the firm accountable for the war crimes committed by the regime against Palestinians. Pro-Palestinian campaigners from the Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS) movement and Les Désobeissants (the disobedient) held the sit-in earlier […]

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Champs-Elysees attacker was supportive of Daesh: Source

June 20, 2017 10:30 pm
Champs-Elysees attacker was supportive of Daesh: Source

French police officers patrol the Champs-Elysees avenue on June 19, 2017, after a car crashed into a police van before bursting into flames, with the driver being armed. (AFP photo) A source close to French investigators has revealed that the man responsible for a recent attack on police forces in […]

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Car rams police vehicle on Paris’ Champs-Elysees, attacker dead

June 19, 2017 10:30 pm
Car rams police vehicle on Paris’ Champs-Elysees, attacker dead

A man has rammed his car into a police vehicle in central Paris, prompting a fiery explosion in what French security officials described as “a deliberate act.” French police said the incident occurred on Monday when the driver hit a police van before bursting into flames on the Champs-Elysees Avenue […]

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Twelve people injured in Paris Molotov cocktail attack

June 12, 2017 1:00 pm
Twelve people injured in Paris Molotov cocktail attack

Twelve people, six of them police officers, were injured after a Molotov cocktail was hurled into and exploded at a restaurant in the French capital. Three people were airlifted to a hospital after suffering severe burns from the fire that started as a result in Aubervilliers, a commune located in […]

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Paris deal withdrawal shows US irresponsibility vis-à-vis intl. community: Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi

June 3, 2017 10:30 pm
Paris deal withdrawal shows US irresponsibility vis-à-vis intl. community: Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi Iran says the United States will become more isolated in the world in the wake of President Donald Trump’s decision to pull Washington out of the Paris agreement on climate change. “The withdrawal of the United States of America from the Paris accord indicates […]

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Paris climate agreement won’t fall apart with US President Donald Trump’s withdrawal:Head of Iran’s Department of Environment Massoumeh Ebtekar

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Paris climate agreement won’t fall apart with US President Donald Trump’s withdrawal:Head of Iran’s Department of Environment Massoumeh Ebtekar

Head of Iran’s Department of Environment Massoumeh Ebtekar The head of Iran’s Department of Environment (DoE), Massoumeh Ebtekar, says US President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Paris climate deal will not lead to the collapse of the accord. “The Paris agreement is an international accord and will not […]

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