Friday, 24 November 2017

Tag Archives: Paris

Two Britain-based EU agencies to be relocated to Amsterdam, Paris

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BRUSSELS: After hours of fierce bargaining and compromising, ministers of 27 European Union (EU) members voted on Monday to relocate Britain-based European Medicines Agency (EMA) and the European Banking Authority (EBA) to Amsterdam and Paris respectively. Amid a lingering deadlock of Brexit talks, Monday’s relocation is largely seen as an ...

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US and Israel to withdraw from UN body

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UNITED NATIONS: The United States is pulling out of Unesco after repeated criticism of resolutions by the UN cultural agency that Washington sees as anti-Israel. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Israel plans to follow suit. While the US stopped funding Unesco after it voted to include Palestine as a ...

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Kardashian wants to hire more security

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LOS ANGELES: Kim Kardashian West wants to hire ‘’four more security’’ to stand outside her room whilst she sleeps. The ‘Keeping Up With The Kardashians’ star admits to still suffering from anxiety after she was robbed at gunpoint in Paris last year and is considering increasing the number of people ...

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Princes William and Harry to visit Diana’s memorial garden

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LONDON: The Duke of Cambridge and Prince Harry are to pay tribute to their mother, Princess Diana, with a visit to her memorial garden on the eve of the 20th anniversary of her death. Joined by the Duchess of Cambridge, they will tour the White Garden in the grounds of ...

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Car rams into soldiers, injuring 6, in Paris suburb

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PARIS: A car rammed into a group of soldiers in a Parisian suburb on Wednesday, injuring six in what its mayor called a deliberate act. Levallois-Perret Mayor Patrick Balkany said a BMW parked in an alley drove into the soldiers as they left their barracks to go on patrol duty. ...

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Paris all set to host 2024 Olympic games

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PARIS: Paris moved within a hair’s breadth of formally being chosen to host the 2024 Summer Olympics after rival candidate city Los Angeles agreed to accept the consolation prize of the 2028 Games in a rare two-way contest between the cities. Both cities were competing for the 2024 Summer Games ...

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Lift sanctions on Qatari nationals, says France

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PARIS: France has called  for a swift lifting of sanctions that target Qatari nationals in an effort to ease a month-long rift between the Gulf country and several of its neighbours. Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain and Egypt imposed sanctions on Qatar on June 5, accusing it of financing extremist ...

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Britain dismisses attempts to lure high finance to Paris

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LONDON: Britain s government dismissed France s attempt to lure high finance to Paris to cash in on Brexit, saying it would ensure that London remained the global financial hub. Paris is competing against rival financial centres in Europe for jobs that could move out of London due to Britain s exit from ...

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Paris Champs-Elysees attack: Four relatives arrested

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PARIS: French police detained the ex-wife, father, brother and sister-in-law of the man behind Monday’s attack on a Gendarmerie van on Paris’ Champs-Elysees. The family members were taken into custody after being questioned by police at the family home, according to judicial sources. Adam D. drove a white Renault Megane into a Gendarmerie van ...

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