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Paris is the capital and most populous city of France, with an area of 105 square kilometres and an official estimated population of 2,140,526 residents as of 1 January 2019. Since the 17th century, Paris has been one of Europe's major centres of finance, diplomacy, commerce, fashion, science, and the arts.

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Carlos Ghosn's Paris lawyers François Zimeray and Jessica Finelle said on Monday that they had contacted a United Nations body last week to complain about..
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Elections for the EU Parliament finished Sunday with Marine Le Pen's far-right National Rally leading in France while Green parties made gains in France and..
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PARIS — Roger Federer entered a refurbished Court Philippe Chatrier for his first French Open match since 2015, greeted by the sun peeking through the clouds..
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German fifth seed and reigning Wimbledon champion Angelique Kerber saw her hopes of a career Grand Slam ended by Russian teenager Anastasia Potapova at Roland..
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By Inti Landauro PARIS, May 25 (Reuters) - Yellow vest protesters clashed with riot police in Paris and the northern city of Amiens on Saturday as the French..
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Yellow vest protesters clashed with riot police in Paris and the northern city of Amiens on Saturday as the French anti-government movement waned on its 28th..
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Federer set for French Open return on Day 1, playing on Paris clay for 1st time since 2015
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The Paris prosecutor speaks at 12h00 French time on Saturday after an attack in Lyon that wounded 13 people on Friday. Watch FRANCE 24's live coverage.
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More BARCELONA — Amid the ongoing political crisis turned soap opera sweeping Europe as elections approach to choose delegates to the EU Parliament, French..
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PARIS — A French judicial official says Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifi has been placed under investigation for suspected corruption. The..
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(PARIS) — Rihanna, the first black woman in history to head up a major Parisian luxury house, is unveiling her first fashion designs for Fenty at a pop-up..
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FRENCH OPEN '19: See how much you know about the year's second Grand Slam tennis tournament by taking this AP quiz
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A young man who was filmed assaulting a transgender woman was sentenced Wednesday to 10 months in prison, four of them on parole, by a Paris court.
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By Marine Pennetier PARIS, May 22 (Reuters) - Libyan eastern commander Khalifa Haftar, speaking on Wednesday with French President Emmanuel Macron, ruled out a..
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Libyan rebel commander Khalifa Haftar rejected calls for a ceasefire during talks with French President Emmanuel Macron in Paris but is willing to negotiate if..
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Women to watch at the French Open, where play begins Sunday: —— NAOMI OSAKA Ranked: 1 Country: Japan Age: 21 2019 Match Record: 19-5 2019 Singles Titles: 1..
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The sources said the IAF has briefed the defence ministry about the incident and that the Indian mission in Paris has been in touch with French authorities.
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Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo, who’s declared a war on the city’s pollution, this week announced plans to transform the bridgeway linking the historic Trocadéro..
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PARIS (AP) — Libyan commander Khalifa Hifter is in Paris for meetings with French President Emmanuel Macron amid growing international concern about his..
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Whitwell is "twinned" with one of Europe's biggest cities - but do locals still love the continent?
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Paris — Two French families have filed lawsuits against US aircraft manufacturer Boeing over the crash of a 737 MAX of Ethiopian Airlines in March, lawyers..
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Colombo: One month after the Sri Lanka suicide attacks that killed more than 250 people, investigators have told AFP the bombers used “Mother of Satan”..
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A Paris appeals court Monday ordered the resumption of life-support for a longtime vegetative Frenchman from whom doctors had only hours earlier begun..
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The Eiffel Tower has been closed to visitors after a person has tried to scale it. A rescuer, seen in orange clothing, also scaled the building to assist the..
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The Eiffel Tower was evacuated on Monday after a man was seen climbing up the iconic Paris landmark, one of France's biggest tourist draws, the operating company..
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Paris police said a climbing specialist was on the scene and in touch with the intruder, whose motivations remain unclear.
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The Paris landmark has been evacuated and the police are on the scene.
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FILE - In this Dec.9, 2018 file photo, competitors paddle on the Seine river in front of the Eiffel Tower in Paris. The Eiffel Tower press office said Monday May..
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The Eiffel Tower was evacuated on Monday afternoon after a person was spotted climbing up the Paris landmark, the company that operates the structure said.
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Yellow Vest protesters took to the streets in Paris on Saturday, May 18, for their 27th "act," marking six months since the beginning of their movement against..
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