Thursday, 21 September 2017

Tag Archives: Paris

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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PARIS: Police SHOOT ATTACKER outside Notre-Dame cathedral

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PARIS police say a suspect was shot and wounded on Tuesday after attacking an officer outside Notre Dame cathedral. The Paris prefecture of police tweeted an alert urging people to avoid the area. Police took to Twitter to urge people to stay away from Notre Dame and the island located ...

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Donald Trump confirms US will quit Paris climate agreement

President Donald Trump waves as he walks across the south lawn of the White House in Washington late Saturday night, April 29, 2017, on this return from a rally in Harrisburg, Pa. (AP Photo/J. David Ake)

WASHINGTON: Donald Trump has confirmed that he will withdraw the US from the Paris climate agreement, in effect ensuring the world’s second largest emitter of greenhouse gases will quit the international effort to address dangerous global warming. The US will remove itself from the deal, joining Syria and Nicaragua as ...

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Teenager facing jail over global computer hacking business

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MANCHESTER: A teenager is facing jail for setting up a global computer hacking business which caused chaos on the world wide web and cost millions of pounds. Adam Mudd was just 16 years old when he created his Titanium Stresser programme, which was used to carry out more than 1.7 ...

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