Tuesday, 1 December 2020

Tag Archives: Paris

Woman denied entry to Musee d’Orsay in Paris over revealing outfit

Slams museum for ‘double standards – Image: Twitter PARIS: A woman named “Jeavnne” has courted a controversy for hitting out at France’s Musée d’Orsay museum in Paris after she was denied entry for apparently wearing a very revealing outfit dress. The woman took to Twitter to narrate the whole incident and slammed ...

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France: Massive strikes strangle Paris for 12th day

PARIS: Massive strikes in France continued for a 12th day to protest President Emmanuel Macron’s proposed pension reform, causing serious disruptions in transportation, health and the public sector in the capital Paris and other cities. In Paris, eight metro lines and around 20 metro stations were closed with other lines ...

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Kardashian West blames self for robbery

LONDON: Kim Kardashian West thinks she was to blame for being robbed at gunpoint. The ‘Keeping Up With the Kardashians’ star was the victim of a terrifying theft in Paris, France, three years ago which saw armed intruders tie her up as they made away with millions of dollars worth ...

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Mahira Khan’s Dance in front of the Eiffel Tower Goes Viral

PARIS: Pakistani actress Mahira Khan has set the social media on fire after with her dance video with Lebanese actress Daniella Rahme on an Arabic song in front of the Eiffel Tower. Rahme, the Lebanese actress shared the dance video on Instagram, captioning that Mahira and she shook leg to ...

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More than 100 arrested in Paris ‘yellow vest’ protests

PARIS: Over a hundred demonstrators were arrested at yellow vest protests in Paris as about 7,500 police were deployed to deal with the movement´s radical anarchist “black blocs” strand. After first marching with the yellow vests, around 1,000 radical demonstrators joined a separate march against climate change where they provoked ...

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Paris waiter ‘shot dead over slow service’

PARIS: A waiter near Paris has been shot dead by a customer who was reportedly angry because his sandwich was not prepared quickly enough. Police say a murder investigation has been launched after the incident on Friday evening in the eastern suburb of Noisy-le-Grand. The suspect fled the scene and has ...

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France returns looted 450 ancient relics to Pakistan

PARIS (AFP) – France handed over to Pakistan nearly 450 ancient relics, some dating as far back as 4,000 BC, seized by French customs agents over a decade ago. Customs agents at Paris Charles de Gaulle airport in 2006 intercepted a parcel from Pakistan containing 17 terracotta pots addressed to ...

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European heatwave sets new June temperature records

FRANCE: A heatwave affecting much of Europe is expected to intensify further with countries – including France, Spain and Switzerland – expecting temperatures above 40C (104F) later on Thursday. On Wednesday, Germany, Poland and the Czech Republic recorded their highest temperatures for June. Meteorologists say hot air drawn in from ...

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Billionaires and donors mobilise to rebuild Notre-Dame

PARIS: Billionaires and private donors pledged hundreds of millions of euros on Tuesday to help rebuild Notre-Dame cathedral in Paris which has been devastated by fire. President Emmanuel Macron has vowed the emblematic monument will be rebuilt after its spire and roof collapsed Monday night in a blaze thought to ...

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Nowruz festival celebrated in Paris

UN: The festival of Nowruz celebrated at UNESCO headquarters in Paris to mark the beginning of the spring. The UNESCO delegations of Pakistan, Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, India, Iraq, Iran, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Turkey and Uzbekistan organized the event to contribute to the cultural diversity and friendship among peoples and different ...

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