Wednesday, 16 October 2019

Tag Archives: Paris

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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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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