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Dozens stage fireworks attack on police station in Paris suburb

Unknown assailants set off a barrage of fireworks into a police station and stormed the building on Saturday night in France. The interior minister linked the incident to anti-drug activities. The station at Champigny-sur-Marne, a suburb of Paris, was targeted in a “violent attack” with “various projectiles,” the French capital’s police HQ tweeted, adding that […]Read More

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4 injured in knife attack near former offices of Charlie

Four people have been injured in a knife attack near the former offices of French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo in Paris, Prime Minister Jean Castex announced. The magazine was the target of a deadly terrorist attack in 2015. “A serious incident has taken place in Paris, the stabbing attack was carried out in the 11th […]Read More

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First Death From Coronavirus Confirmed in Europe

An 80-year-old Chinese tourist affected by the coronavirus who was hospitalised in Paris has died, French Health Minister Agnes Buzin said on Saturday during a press briefing. French Health Minister Agnes Buzin announced the first death linked to this virus in France and in Europe. “A Chinese tourist originating from the province of Hubei, arrived […]Read More

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Thailand elected to sit on the World Heritage Committee

Thailand is one of nine new members elected to the World Heritage Committee at the 22nd General Assembly of the State Parties to the WHC meeting, being held from November 27th to the 28th at UNESCO headquarters in Paris. The other new members are Egypt, Ethiopia, Mali, Nigeria, Oman, Russian Federation, Saudi Arabia and South […]Read More

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Paris Attack: Ideology of Daesh Still Exists in EU, Radicalisation

The Paris stabbing attack at the police headquarters was cited by French Interior Minister Christophe Castaner as a sign of a “state malfunction.” British terrorism experts Peter Williams and David Lowe have discussed the reasons behind radicalisation and terrorism in Europe. On 3 October, Michael Harpon, a 45-year-old computer expert stabbed three police officers and […]Read More

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Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris Engulfed in Flames: What is

A massive fire broke out at the iconic Notre Dame Cathedral in the centre of the French capital on Monday. On Monday evening social media users started to post footage of an intense fire engulfing the medieval Catholic cathedral, Notre Dame, which is situated in the centre of Paris. The fire reportedly began at around […]Read More