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Suspects weep as parents testify at Paris attacks trial

'My life is hard now,' she said, describing how her 37-year-old son was shot seven times.

Armed robbers seize jewels worth '4 million euros' from Paris Ritz

Paris's most high-profile recent jeweler theft was carried out in October 2016 against U.S. reality television star Kim Kardashian.
January 11, 2018 | 10:01 am GMT+7

UN climate talks enter extra time, unnerved by pro-coal Washington

Trump's decision to withdraw the U.S. from the Paris Agreement has cast a long shadow over the talks.
November 18, 2017 | 08:51 am GMT+7

'We like Paris but are a bit scared,' Chinese tourists say after muggings

A group of 40 Chinese was robbed in a Paris hotel parking lot. Beijing urges France to do more for safety.
November 07, 2017 | 09:49 am GMT+7

In working class Paris suburb, 'Macronomics' falls flat

Macron launches anti-poverty plan after cutting wealth tax as critics say his policies are akin to "trickle-down economics."
October 19, 2017 | 10:09 am GMT+7

Suspect arrested after car rams Paris anti-terror troops

French police shot and arrested a suspect in a dramatic motorway chase Wednesday after a car smashed into soldiers outside a barracks in a Paris suburb, injuring six.
August 10, 2017 | 10:23 am GMT+7

Paris building dressed up in vivid Mona Lisa mural

Spanish street artist Okuda creates a multi-cultural version of the famous Mona Lisa on a building in the French capital.
June 17, 2017 | 08:57 am GMT+7

Foreign and domestic policies make France 'most threatened country'

"The question about the threat is not to know 'if' but 'when' and 'where'."
July 16, 2016 | 08:26 am GMT+7

Street battle erupts at makeshift migrant camp in Paris

Video emerges showing migrants in Paris clashing with each other and with police on the night of April 14 at a makeshift migrant camp underneath a railway bridge.Amateur video has emerged showing violent clashes between groups of migrants that had erupted on Thursday in northern Paris near Stalingrad metro station.The video, filmed by resident Arnault Chene from his apartment on Boulevard de la Villette, shows groups of men, carrying wooden planks and metal poles, throwing objects at each other.According to the author of the video, a first battle erupted between groups of migrants living near the subway station started around 9 p.m. (1900GMT) which was rapidly stopped by police.Clashes started again two hours later and became much more violent that the first time.During about 20 minutes, migrants were seen fighting against each other and throwing objects in a fierce battle that hospitalized several, local media said.Migrants living near the subway station arrived on March 30th and most of them came from Calais, Arnault Chene said.Chene said that among groups opposed in the battle were some Africans and Kurdish migrants.He said it was the first time clashes took place in this makeshift camp, hosting about 300 people.The battle stopped after police arrived for the second time and threw tear gas on the migrants.Chene said that the migrants had come back to the camp as soon as Friday and that the camp was even more crowded on Sunday (April 17).Chene added that no new fight had erupted since Thursday night but that tension between groups remained high.
April 18, 2016 | 06:35 am GMT+7

Nations seek rapid ratification of Paris climate deal, 4-year lock

Many nations are pushing for swift ratification of a Paris agreement to slow climate change and lock it in place for four years before a change in the White House next year that might bring a weakening of Washington's long-term commitment.
April 10, 2016 | 06:31 pm GMT+7
 
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