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Paris: Soldier shoots armed man trying to enter famed Louvre Museum

February 03, 2017 3:06 pm

Paris Louvre Museum attack: Man with knife shot by French soldier. More details awaited.

Police couple killed in a Paris suburb, Islamic State claims responsibility

June 14, 2016 7:23 am

Islamic State was responsible for the stabbing death of a police commander in front of his home in a Paris suburb Monday night, the militant group's Amaq news agency said.

France: As Seine recedes, flood threat shifts northeast

June 05, 2016 7:23 am

As the Seine's levels gradually lowered, the threat in France appeared to have shifted to the northeast, where feared storms could cause other rivers to burst their banks.

Paris flooding: Seine river's water level decreases after reaching peak

June 04, 2016 2:57 pm

Paris flooding, with the Seine river's water levels decreasing after reaching their peak, has left the city in a disarray.

Flood in France: Paris museums move artworks to safety as Seine rises to highest level since 1982

June 04, 2016 7:53 am

The Louvre and Orsay museums were closed Friday as staff work to remove artworks from rooms threatened by the rising waters.

EgyptAir crash: Paris says all theories still being examined

May 21, 2016 4:35 pm

The tragedy had raised fears of a repeat of the bombing of a Russian passenger jet by the Islamic State over Egypt last October that killed all 224 people on board.

Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam 'ready to collaborate'

April 27, 2016 1:30 pm

Abdeslam is now in a Belgian prison and is charged with attempted murder over a March 15 shootout with police in Brussels.

Gas blast hits central Paris apartment block, injures five

April 01, 2016 4:41 pm

The blast near the Jardin du Luxembourg was accidental and was traced to a fire that caused a gas stove to blow up, police said.

Brussels Attack: Three suicide bombers identified, police hunt fourth

March 24, 2016 10:00 am

The three identified suspects behind the twin assaults, which killed 31 and injured 300, have been linked to the Paris attacks last November, underscoring the threat European nations face from the jihadist group.

Teen girls charged for allegedly plotting terror attack in Paris concert hall

March 12, 2016 4:16 pm

The girls were arrested Wednesday and appeared before an anti-terror judge on Friday on charges of criminal conspiracy in connection with a terrorist undertaking.


Police in Paris conduct anti-terror raids to flush out extremists behind 13/11 attacks

November 18, 2015 3:28 pm

Police in Paris said the operation is targeting the suspected mastermind of last week's (13/11) attacks, believed to be holed up in an apartment in Saint-Denis with several other heavily armed suspects.


Decided to invite President Hollande the day Paris was attacked: PM Modi

January 24, 2016 5:24 pm

Chandigarh, Jan 24 (ANI): Lauding France for its ability to combat terrorism, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday revealed that he had decided to invite President Francois Hollande as the chief guest for India's Republic Day parade, the day Paris was attacked on 13/11.He further said that within days of the Paris attack, France hosted so many world leaders at the COP 21. People, the media of France must be appreciated.

PM Modi played a decisive role at COP 21: Francois Hollande

January 24, 2016 5:14 pm

Chandigarh, Jan 24 (ANI): French President Francois Hollande who is in India to attend the Republic Day celebrations, praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi's participation at the recent COP 21 in Paris and said that he had played a decisive role at the climate summit. Addressing the India France Business Summit here, the President said that his visit has two main goals- consolidate strategic partnership with India and implement decisions taken during Prime Minister Modi's visit to France.

Man in 'suicide vest' shot dead in Paris

January 07, 2016 2:21 pm

Paris, Jan 07 (ANI): A man in northern Paris has been shot dead outside a police station and was reportedly wearing a suicide vest. According to Sky News, there are mixed reports about the man. Police union sources said that the man attempted to enter the building with a knife before he was shot by officers and cried 'Allahu Akbar' while Le Parisien reported that he was wearing an explosives vest.

International Solar Alliance will collaborate on research and innovation: PM Modi

November 30, 2015 7:04 pm

Paris, Nov 30 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with French President Francoise Hollande launched the International Solar Alliance consisting of around 120 solar-rich countries with India in Paris on Monday. The Prime Minister pledged USD 30 million to host the initiative which aims to attract investments in the solar sector, encourage joint ventures and develop innovative financing mechanisms at affordable cost. He added that International Solar Alliance will collaborate on research and innovation. Prime Minister Modi further said that India will host the International Solar Alliance (ISA) initiative in the premises of the National Institute of Solar Energy.