Thursday, 20 June 2019

Tag Archives: Paris

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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Paris street to ‘shut out Instagrammers’

PARIS: A pretty cobbled street in Paris has become a huge hit on Instagram, with thousands of pictures and “likes”. But residents of Rue Cremieux have now had enough and are calling on the city council to restrict access at certain times. One has even launched an Instagram account logging ...

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10 dead in Paris apartment block fire, police suspect arson

PARIS: At least 10 people died and 30 were injured in an overnight blaze at an apartment block in Paris that police suspect was deliberately started by a female resident, officials and firefighters said Tuesday. The fire on the upper floors of the building in rue Erlanger in the upmarket ...

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More than 10,000 march in Paris against ´yellow vest´ violence

PARIS: More than 10,000 people marched through Paris on Sunday in protest at “yellow vest” violence during the anti-government demos that have drawn tens of thousands of people to the streets over the past 11 weeks. Since mid-November President Emmanuel Macron has offered concessions and debates seeking to quell the ...

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Dita Von Teese to join cast of ‘Fashion Freak Show’

LOS ANGELES-CM: Dita Von Teese is set to join the cast of Jean Paul Gaultier’s ‘Fashion Freak Show’. The 46-year-old burlesque dancer will hit the stage for seven performances of the iconic couturier’s shows at the Folies Bergere cabaret in Paris from January 22 and the French designer has revealed ...

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Macron leads crisis meeting after Paris riots

PARIS: French President Emmanuel Macron led a crisis meeting on Sunday after a day of riots in Paris by anti-government protesters left hundreds injured nationwide and widespread destruction around the capital. Macron held emergency talks with the prime minister, interior minister and top security service officials at the presidential palace ...

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Violent clashes in Paris as anti-Macron protesters return

PARIS-AFP: Groups of masked protesters battled police through clouds of tear gas near Paris’ Champs Elysees Saturday as thousands took part in a third weekend of “yellow vest” demonstrations, which have morphed from anger over fuel taxes into a broader anti-government movement. The violence broke out early after crowds began ...

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Macron slams protesters after violence breaks out in France

PARIS: French President Emmanuel Macron has lashed out at demonstrators who clashed with police in Paris during the latest protests sparked by rising fuel prices. He tweeted: “Shame on those who attacked officers,” BBC reported. “There is no place for violence in the (French) Republic.” More than 100,000 people took ...

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