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France’s former President, Sarkozy, bags one year jail term for corruption
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France’s former President, Sarkozy, bags one year jail term for corruption

A Paris court on Monday found French former President Nicolas Sarkozy guilty of corruption and influence peddling and sentenced him…
Demonstrators in Paris prepare for day of anti-racism protests
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Demonstrators in Paris prepare for day of anti-racism protests

Protesters are gearing up to stage a protest in Paris against racism and police violence and in memory of Lamine…
Eiffel Tower to reopen after coronavirus forced longest closure since WWII
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Eiffel Tower to reopen after coronavirus forced longest closure since WWII

Workers are preparing the Eiffel Tower for reopening next week, after the coronavirus pandemic led to the iconic Paris landmark’s…
Police fire tear gas at protesters in Paris as far-right activists rally in London
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Police fire tear gas at protesters in Paris as far-right activists rally in London

Paris riot police fired tear gas Saturday to disperse a largely peaceful but unauthorized protest of police brutality and entrenched…
Reconstruction work on Notre Dame cathedral restarts after coronavirus delay
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Reconstruction work on Notre Dame cathedral restarts after coronavirus delay

Works have restarted in Paris’ fire-ravaged Notre Dame cathedral after a hiatus linked to the coronavirus pandemic. On Monday morning…
1 man lays wreaths in Normandy on D-Day amid coronavirus pandemic
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1 man lays wreaths in Normandy on D-Day amid coronavirus pandemic

The essence of war remembrance is to make sure the fallen are never forgotten. All it takes is a wreath,…
France bans 2 planned George Floyd protests in Paris, fearing violence
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France bans 2 planned George Floyd protests in Paris, fearing violence

French police banned demonstrations planned outside the U.S. Embassy and on the lawns near the Eiffel Tower in Paris on…
French forces kill North Africa al-Qaida leader: defense minister
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French forces kill North Africa al-Qaida leader: defense minister

French forces have killed Abdelmalek Droukdel, the leader of al-Qaida’s North Africa affiliate, France’s defense minister announced late Friday, in…
Coronavirus: France adds new cases, clusters as reopening plans announced
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Coronavirus: France adds new cases, clusters as reopening plans announced

France’s national health agency reported a sudden jump in new virus infections — just an hour after the prime minister…
France elects its first transgender mayor: ‘They voted for my program’
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France elects its first transgender mayor: ‘They voted for my program’

Marie Cau made history on Saturday by becoming France‘s first-ever transgender mayor. As mayor of the small northern town of…
Coronavirus: France to allow face-covered religious gatherings
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Coronavirus: France to allow face-covered religious gatherings

France is to allow the resumption of religious gatherings after a two-month hiatus caused by the COVID-19 outbreak, but worshippers…
Coronavirus: Germany, France propose EU economic recovery fund worth 500B euros
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Coronavirus: Germany, France propose EU economic recovery fund worth 500B euros

BERLIN — The leaders of Germany and France agreed Monday on a one-off 500 billion-euro ($543 billion) fund to help…
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