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Chiding Macron, Putin says 'I don't want yellow vests in Russia'

Aug 19 2019

FORT BREGANCON, France Vladimir Putin rebuked his French counterpart on Monday, saying he did not want "yellow vest" protests spring up like in France, after Emmanuel Macron urged the Russian leader to abide by democratic principles following weeks of protests in Moscow. | Video

Riot police, masked protesters clash at Paris May Day rally

May 01 2019

PARIS Dozens of masked and hooded anarchists clashed with riot police in Paris on Wednesday, burning bins, smashing property and hurling bottles and rocks, hijacking a May Day rally that was focused on protesting against President Emmanuel Macron's policies. | Video

Blaze kills 10 in Paris apartment block, arson suspected

Feb 05 2019

PARIS Flames tore through an apartment block in Paris, killing at least 10 residents in the early hours of Tuesday, after what prosecutors said looked like an arson attack. | Video

Knifeman kills mother, sister in Paris suburb attack

Aug 23 2018

TRAPPES, France A man with psychiatric problems fatally stabbed his mother and sister in the Paris suburb of Trappes on Thursday and seriously wounded a third person, French Interior Minister Gerard Collomb said. | Video

Charities warn of drowning danger as migrants camp along Paris canal

May 16 2018

PARIS With hundreds of migrants and asylum seekers packed in tents alongside a Paris canal and under a nearby bridge, charities are warning of the risk from drowning and violence if the authorities do not act to tackle makeshift camps.

French children return to school under police guard after summer attacks

Sep 02 2016

PARIS More than 12 million French children went back to school under heightened security on Thursday after a summer vacation marked by further deadly attacks in a country that is one of the prime targets of Islamic State militants.

Track fault may have caused French train crash-SNCF

Jul 13 2013

BRETIGNY-SUR-ORGE, France The train derailment that killed at least six people in central France on Friday may have been caused by a loose steel plate at a junction, French train operator SNCF said. | Video

Track fault may have caused French train crash: SNCF

Jul 13 2013

BRETIGNY-SUR-ORGE, France The train derailment that killed at least six people in central France on Friday may have been caused by a loose steel plate at a junction, French train operator SNCF said. | Video

Track fault may have caused French train crash - SNCF

Jul 13 2013

BRETIGNY-SUR-ORGE, France The train derailment that killed at least six people in central France on Friday may have been caused by a loose steel plate at a junction, French train operator SNCF said.

Louvre satellite seeks to revive bleak French region

Dec 04 2012

LENS, France The Paris Louvre opens a regional offshoot this week in a former mining town in northern France, hoping to revitalise a region better known for football fans and takeaway chip stands than the noble pursuit of art.

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