Paris

Policemen look at tractors seen parked next to the Arc de Triomphe on the Champs-Elysees Avenue during a protest by the French farmers' union in Paris on March 1, 2024. (Photo by Thomas SAMSON / AFP)

Dozens arrested at farmers’ protest on Champs-Elysees in Paris

French police said Friday they had arrested 66 people at a farmers' protest on the Champs-Elysees in central Paris that blocked traffic during the morning rush hour.
5 months ago
FCT Minister, Nyesom Wike (left); National Chairman, All Progressives Congress (APC), Abdullahi Ganduje; Inspector General of Police, Olukayode Egbetokun and President Bola Tinubu during the President’s departure to Paris, France for a private engagement in Abuja…yesterday.

Tinubu departs Abuja for Paris on private visit

President Bola Tinubu, yesterday, departed Abuja for Paris, the capital of France, on a private visit.  
6 months ago
French soldiers on the French BAP air base, in Niamey, in May.Photographer: Alain Jocard/AFP/Getty Images

Paris in ‘talks’ with Niger on its military deployment

France's army is holding "talks" with counterparts in Niger about "easing movements of French military resources" in the country following a July coup by hostile generals, people close to Defence Minister Sebastien
10 months ago
(FILES) Police personnel detain suspects on a street in Nice, south-eastern France late July 1, 2023, during the fifth night of rioting following the shooting of a teenage driver in the Parisian suburb of Nanterre on June 27. - Nearly 2,000 people have been convicted in France over nationwide riots sparked in late June by the fatal police shooting of a teenager during a traffic stop near Paris, Justice Minister said on August 29, 2023. (Photo by Valery HACHE / AFP)

Nearly 2,000 people convicted over France riots: minister

Nearly 2,000 people have been convicted in France over nationwide riots sparked in late June by the fatal police shooting of a teenager during a traffic stop near Paris, Justice Minister Eric
11 months ago
This photograph taken on June 21, 2023, shows the flames emerging from the destruction and rubble in the immediate aftermath of an explosion in a building on Rue Saint-Jacques near Place Alphonse-Laveran in the 5th arrondissement of Paris. - An explosion potentially caused by a gas leak ripped through a building in central Paris on June 21, leaving four people fighting for their lives and causing a wave of destruction, officials said. (Photo by Gregory Custo / AFP)

One still missing after Paris building blast injured 50

One person was still missing on Thursday after a blast ripped through a building in central Paris, while six others were in critical condition receiving urgent treatment in hospital as rescuers sifted
1 year ago
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