Tuesday, 25 September 2018

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French President phones Pakistan PM, discuss bilateral relations

PARIS: French President Emmanuel Macron called Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan by telephone and congratulated him on assuming the Prime Minister office. President Macron emphasized on the need to build and strengthen the bilateral cooperation and linkages between Paris and Islamabad. During the phone call, the French president also spoke ...

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7 wounded including 2 British tourists in Paris knife attack

PARIS: Seven people including two British tourists were wounded Sunday in Paris after they were attacked by a man armed with a knife and an iron bar, according to police and other sources. A source close to the inquiry said the suspect, believed to be an Afghan national, has been ...

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Fines for sex harassment on streets are approved in France

AP: French lawmakers gave final passage Wednesday to a bill that expands the criminal definition of child rape and outlaws sex harassment on the street, measures the government described as a signal of deep social change. The legislation approved in the lower house of the French parliament classifies relations between ...

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French govt survives confidence votes

PARIS: The centrist government of President Emmanuel Macron survived confidence votes called by both the left and right over the scandal surrounding a top security aide who was filmed manhandling demonstrators at a Paris protest. There was little chance of bringing down the government given the comfortable majority enjoyed by ...

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World Cup winners return home

PARIS: The World Cup-winning French team returned home to a heroes’ welcome on Monday as hundreds of thousands packed the Champs Elysees for their victory parade ahead of a presidential reception in the evening. France overcame a determined Croatia team to win 4-2 in Sunday’s final, with teenager Kylian Mbappe ...

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France Lift 2nd FIFA World Cup Trophy with 4-2 win over Croatia

(Photo: Getty Images) MOSCOW: France won the World Cup for the second time by ending battling Croatia´s dream of a first title with a 4-2 victory on Sunday in one of the most entertaining and action-packed finals for decades. France led 2-1 at halftime after a Mario Mandzukic own goal ...

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France celebrates Bastille Day

PARIS: French President attends military parade as France celebrates Bastille Day in Paris. An air show spectacular to celebrate France’s national day ended with giggles on social media on Saturday when a flying formation messed up the nation’s famous blue-white-red colour configuration. The nine planes were meant to streak across ...

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FIFA World Cup 2018: Croatia beats England after extra-time

MOSCOW: England fans were left devastated as the nation missed out on a place in the World Cup final. The dream ended for supporters in Moscow and at home as Gareth Southgate’s men lost 2-1 to Croatia in the semi-final after extra time. Millions tuned into the eagerly anticipated match, ...

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France reach World Cup final as Paris erupts

Fans in Paris celebrate France’s victory against Belgium in the World Cup semi-finals © AFP / ZAKARIA ABDELKAFI PARIS: France reached their third World Cup final after overcoming Belgium on Tuesday, sparking scenes of unconfined joy in Paris as tens of thousands of people poured into the streets. In scenes ...

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