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Paris

France to set 15 as legal age of sexual consent after public outcry

The new age limit, part of a package of laws aimed at curbing sexual violence and sexism, is to be approved by the govt in the coming weeks.

06 Mar 2018 12:58 PM

Paris: Indian diamond traders lose gems worth USD 370,000 to robbers

The robbery took place in the central Ninth Arrondissement of Paris, which is home to a number of diamond trading businesses.

03 Mar 2018 4:48 PM

Over 50 dead, flights cancelled as deadly blizzards lash Europe

The snowstorms, unusual for much of Europe at this time of year, left roads blocked, thousands of drivers stranded and schools shut.

02 Mar 2018 10:31 AM

Islamic scholar Tariq Ramadan charged with rape of 2 women in France

The accused is a Swiss citizen whose grandfather founded Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood movement.

03 Feb 2018 9:08 AM

Paris on flood alert as River Siene keeps rising, thousands evacuated

In the city centre, the Seine flows through a deep channel, limiting the potential flooding damage.

29 Jan 2018 7:19 PM

French lawmakers banned from wearing religious symbols in parliament

However, lawmakers will be allowed to deviate from the new dress rules if they can justify their appearance as traditional clothing.

25 Jan 2018 8:25 PM

Hijab model Amena Khan pulls out of L’Oreal campaign over anti-Israel tweets

The French cosmetics giant last week selected her to be the first woman in a hijab for a mainstream shampoo campaign.

23 Jan 2018 2:38 PM

World food prices up 8.2 per cent in 2017: United Nations

Monthly change in international prices of a basket of food commodities, stood at 169.8 points, down 3.3 pc.

12 Jan 2018 1:42 PM

Prez assad's crimes should not go unnoticed once ISIS is defeated: Emmanuel Macron

Macron said Trump's failure to respect the climate deal's benefits for his country were both mistakes.

18 Dec 2017 4:07 PM

French mother to get life sentence for killing 5 babies, strangling 2 with cords

The killings are believed to have taken place from 1993-1995 and 2003-2005.

01 Dec 2017 12:39 PM