Category: Paris

‘david-against-goliath’:-french-court-sentences-former-vatican-ambassador-for-sexual-harassment
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Dec
2020

‘David Against Goliath’: French Court Sentences Former Vatican Ambassador For Sexual Harassment‘David Against Goliath’: French Court Sentences Former Vatican Ambassador For Sexual Harassment

The former Vatican ambassador to France, Archbishop Luigi Ventura, was given an eight-month suspended prison sentence Wednesday after he was found guilty by a French court for sexually harassing several men. Archbishop Ventura, Apostolic Nuncio to France from 2009-2019, will also have to pay the victims €13,000 (about $16,000) in compensation and €9,000 (nearly $11,000) […]

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paris-mayor-says-it’s-‘absurd’-city-has-been-fined-for-hiring-almost-exclusively-women
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Dec
2020

Paris Mayor Says It’s ‘Absurd’ City Has Been Fined For Hiring Almost Exclusively WomenParis Mayor Says It’s ‘Absurd’ City Has Been Fined For Hiring Almost Exclusively Women

December 16, 2020 5:26 PM ET Paris city hall has been hit with a fine for €90,000, approximately $110,000, after around sixty-nine percent of the senior jobs in the city were appointed to women. The fine was imposed by the Civil Service Ministry as the hirings were in violation of a 2013 law mandating a […]

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Nov
2020

US Officially Withdraws From Paris Agreement On Climate ChangeUS Officially Withdraws From Paris Agreement On Climate Change

November 04, 2020 3:27 PM ET The U.S. officially withdrew from the Paris Agreement on climate change Wednesday, the Associated Press reported. The 2015 agreement was ratified by 189 countries and six more have signed, but have yet to ratify, the AP reported. President Donald Trump sparked criticism and support after announcing the U.S’s withdrawal in […]

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Nov
2020

Macron’s Attack on Islam Reveals “Intolerance and Hatred,” Says Nobel Peace LaureateMacron’s Attack on Islam Reveals “Intolerance and Hatred,” Says Nobel Peace Laureate

The beheading of a teacher in France elicited inflammatory remarks from President Emmanuel Macron, which in turn has been met with an Arab boycott of French goods and outrage by the Muslim world. Macron is accusing Muslims of separatism and is introducing a new bill to crack-down on this sin against French values. Arab boycott of French products Hashtags in English […]

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arc-de-triomphe-evacuated-due-to-bomb-threat-as-tensions-rise-after-beheading
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Oct
2020

Arc De Triomphe Evacuated Due To Bomb Threat As Tensions Rise After BeheadingArc De Triomphe Evacuated Due To Bomb Threat As Tensions Rise After Beheading

Authorities evacuated visitors Tuesday from the Arc de Triomphe due to a bomb alert, according to police. The area surrounding the iconic Parisian landmark and nearby subway lines were also evacuated, Reuters reports. It is unknown what the source of the alert was at this time, and local reports indicate that the security perimeter at […]

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report:-beheading-on-street-in-france-being-investigated-as-act-of-terrorism,-suspect-reportedly-shot-by-police
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Oct
2020

REPORT: Beheading On Street In France Being Investigated As Act Of Terrorism, Suspect Reportedly Shot By PoliceREPORT: Beheading On Street In France Being Investigated As Act Of Terrorism, Suspect Reportedly Shot By Police

October 16, 2020 1:56 PM ET An individual reportedly beheaded another man near Paris in what is being investigated as an act of terrorism, according to reports. The alleged beheading occurred in Conflans-Sainte-Honorine, a suburb outside of Paris, according to Agence France-Presse. The killer fled to a nearby town and was shot after refusing to […]

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france-to-issue-curfews-in-paris,-8-other-cities-as-coronavirus-surges
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Oct
2020

France To Issue Curfews In Paris, 8 Other Cities As Coronavirus SurgesFrance To Issue Curfews In Paris, 8 Other Cities As Coronavirus Surges

October 14, 2020 4:13 PM ET France is going to impose curfews on nine cities, including Paris, as the coronavirus continues to surge in European countries. French President Emmanuel Macron announced that the curfew restrictions will last for four weeks, according to the New York Times. The curfew is from 9 p.m to 6 a.m. […]

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Sep
2020

Paris Knife Attack Near Former Charlie Hebdo Office Injures 4, Being Investigated As Terrorist AttackParis Knife Attack Near Former Charlie Hebdo Office Injures 4, Being Investigated As Terrorist Attack

September 25, 2020 7:32 AM ET Four people were stabbed Friday near the former offices of the Charlie Hebdo magazine in Paris in what is now being investigated as a terrorist attack, local media reported. Local law enforcement reportedly arrested one suspect after a brief manhunt following the person’s escape from the initial incident, according […]

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france-to-rebuild-notre-dame-cathedral-with-traditional-design-after-fire
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Jul
2020

France To Rebuild Notre Dame Cathedral With Traditional Design After FireFrance To Rebuild Notre Dame Cathedral With Traditional Design After Fire

July 10, 2020 10:25 AM ET France’s National Heritage and Architecture Commission (CNPA), in a statement Thursday, announced that the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris would be rebuilt in its traditional style after a 2019 fire partially destroyed the site. Notre Dame, which was first built during the 13th century in the Gothic architectural style, […]

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