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Notre-Dame smolders as investigation begins

Firefighters doused the smoldering ruins of Notre-Dame with water Tuesday as investigators tried to establish what started the fire.

Blaze devastates Notre-Dame, Paris firefighters fear for one bell tower

A massive fire consumed Notre-Dame Cathedral Monday, destroying the roof of the historic Paris landmark in a roaring blaze as firefighters battled to prevent one of the main bell towers from collapsing.

Belgium court declares Vietnamese woman innocent of drug trafficking charges

A Vietnamese woman arrested in France last year for drug trafficking has been declared innocent by a Belgium court.
April 06, 2019 | 08:48 pm GMT+7

'Yellow Vests' march in Paris as troops join police to prevent trouble

French “yellow vest” demonstrators began their 19th consecutive weekend of protests against President Emmanuel Macron’s government Saturday as military units were deployed to help police clamp down on any trouble.
March 23, 2019 | 11:05 pm GMT+7

Paris luxury stores looted, burned in 'yellow vest' riots

Rioters looted and torched shops and businesses on the famed Champs-Elysees avenue in Paris on Saturday, on the 18th weekend of French "yellow vest" protests.
March 17, 2019 | 09:29 am GMT+7

Demonstrator loses hand at Paris 'yellow vest' march

A "yellow vest" demonstrator lost his hand during clashes with police outside the main parliament building in Paris.
February 10, 2019 | 02:15 pm GMT+7

Woman held after blaze in chic Paris area kills eight, injures 30

A woman has been detained as part of a probe into a fire in an apartment building in Paris that killed at least eight people and injured about 30.
February 05, 2019 | 03:32 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese woman arrested in France for drug trafficking claims identity theft

A Vietnamese woman arrested last month at a French airport for drug trafficking claims she’s a victim of identity theft.
January 23, 2019 | 03:08 pm GMT+7

Gas explosion rocks central Paris shopping district, 9 injured

A massive explosion probably caused by a gas leak gutted a the ground floor of a building in central Paris’s shopping district on Saturday, seriously injuring at least nine people, French police said.
January 12, 2019 | 06:54 pm GMT+7

French police clash with 'yellow vest' protesters in Paris

French riot police fired tear gas and clashed with “yellow vest” protesters in central Paris on Saturday.
December 08, 2018 | 09:46 pm GMT+7

Worst riots in Paris since 1968

Burned hulks of cars, defaced Arc de Triomphe monument and shattered windows of luxury boutiques were left after Paris saw the worst riots in half a century.
December 05, 2018 | 09:40 am GMT+7

'Yellow vest' protests turn violent in Paris

Central Paris was filled with smoke and tear gas as protesters burned cars and clashed with riot police.
December 05, 2018 | 08:11 am GMT+7

'Yellow vest' protesters knock wind out of French business, economy

Three weeks of “yellow vest” protests have hit the French economy hard, with trade in shops, hotels and restaurants falling significantly, Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Monday.
December 04, 2018 | 08:00 am GMT+7

Stunned Parisians clean up posh central district after worst riots since 1968

Workmen cleared away burned hulks of cars in Paris on Sunday after the worst riots in the capital in half a century.
December 03, 2018 | 08:39 am GMT+7

Roving gangs of 'yellow vest' militants set heart of Paris ablaze

Groups of young men with faces masked, some carrying metal bars and axes, rioted on the streets of central Paris on Saturday.
December 02, 2018 | 08:00 am GMT+7
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