Gulf Times - Paris
French tractors roll into Paris to protest ‘agri-bashing’

French tractors roll into Paris to protest ‘agri-bashing’

Up to a thousand tractors will block roads in Paris on Wednesday as French farmers protest against government policies and international trade agreements which they say are hurting their businesses and living standards.

Thousands march in France to protest alarming femicide levels

Thousands march in France to protest alarming femicide levels

Thousands rallied in Paris on Saturday to seek an end to gender violence and femicide in a country where at least 116 women have been killed by current or former partners this year,

Culture minister participates in Unesco forum in Paris

Culture minister participates in Unesco forum in Paris

HE the Minister of Culture and Sports Salah bin Ghanim bin Nasser al-Ali participated in the Consultative Forum of Ministers of Culture held during the 40th session of the General Conference ...

French 'yellow vests' shut down top Paris department store

French 'yellow vests' shut down top Paris department store

French ‘yellow vest’ demonstrators occupied a top Parisian department store on Sunday, a day after clashes in the capital on the first anniversary of the protest movement.

Paris police use tear gas, water cannon on 'yellow vest' protests anniversary

Paris police use tear gas, water cannon on 'yellow vest' protests anniversary

French police used a water cannon and fired tear gas in Paris on Saturday to drive back protesters marking the first anniversary of anti-government ‘yellow vest’ demonstrations.

Police remove more than 1,600 migrants from Paris tent camps

Police remove more than 1,600 migrants from Paris tent camps

Paris police cleared two migrant camps in northern Paris and the inner suburb of Saint Denis on Thursday morning.

Amir arrives in Paris to attend Chirac's funeral

Amir arrives in Paris to attend Chirac's funeral

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani arrived in Paris on Sunday evening to attend the national funeral of former French president Jacques Chirac which will be held on Monday.

Thousands queue to bid farewell to Chirac in Paris

Thousands queue to bid farewell to Chirac in Paris

Thousands lined up in rainy weather in Paris on Sunday to bid farewell to the late French president, Jacques Chirac, who was lying in state at the Invalides military hospital.

Customer kills French waiter in sandwich spat

Customer kills French waiter in sandwich spat

A waiter at restaurant near Paris was shot dead by a customer angry at having to wait for a sandwich, a source close to the case said Saturday.

Bleating the traffic: sheep dodge cars in tour around Paris

Bleating the traffic: sheep dodge cars in tour around Paris

A flock of sheep that has taken a 140-kilometre tour around Paris, nibbling on grass at historic monuments and housing blocks along the way, ended their 12-day journey on the banks of the river Seine on Wednesday.

French police fire tear gas as protests follow Bastille Day parade

French police fire tear gas as protests follow Bastille Day parade

French police fired tear gas to disperse protesters from Paris's Champs Elysees avenue on Sunday, a few hours after President Emmanuel Macron had reviewed the traditional Bastille Day military parade alongside other European leaders.

In legal first, court faults France over air pollution

In legal first, court faults France over air pollution

A court on Tuesday found the French state had failed to take sufficient steps to limit air pollution around Paris, a legal first in the country hailed by environmental campaigners as a victory for victims of dirty air.