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First monkeypox case detected in France

First monkeypox case detected in France

France confirmed the first case of monkeypox in the country on Friday in the Ile-de-France region, which includes Paris. The 29-year-old man isn’t in a serious condition and is self-isolating at home, according to a statement from …

Turkey's Consulate General attacked in Paris

Turkey's Consulate General attacked in Paris

Unidentified individuals attacked Turkey's Consulate General in Paris on Thursday, according to diplomatic sources.  The Consulate General was  attacked around 02.30 a.m. local time (1230 GMT) on May 12 with firework-type …

Azerbaijani and Armenian FMs hold talks in Paris

Azerbaijani and Armenian FMs hold talks in Paris

Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Jeyhun Bayramov during his visit to Paris to participate in the UNESCO General Conference met with the co-chairs of the OSCE Minsk Group (Andrew Schofer of the United States of America, Brice Roquefeuil of France, and …

Student who threw egg at Macron in psychiatric treatment

Student who threw egg at Macron in psychiatric treatment

A 19-year-old student who threw an egg at French President Emmanuel Macron has been admitted to a psychiatric hospital after a medical exam, prosecutors said Tuesday. The egg hit Macron on the shoulder as he milled with a crowd at an …

U.S. special envoy for Iran to visit Moscow this week

U.S. special envoy for Iran to visit Moscow this week

U.S. Special Envoy for Iran Robert Malley will visit Moscow and Paris on September 7-10 for consultations on Washington and Tehran's return to compliance with the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) on Iran’s nuclear program, the …

Jerusalem, Dubai, Barcelona look to save tourism industry

Jerusalem, Dubai, Barcelona look to save tourism industry

What will the world of travel look like after COVID-19? As much of the globe continues to battle a deadly virus that has all but brought tourism to a standstill, several cities have banded together in order to find technological solutions to revive the ailing industry, The Jerusalem Post writes in the article Jerusalem, Dubai, Barcelona look to travel tech to save tourism industry. Jerusalem, together with the cities of Lisbon, Barcelona, Dubai, Johannesburg and Paris, are set to launch the International Travel Tech Forum, which will promote travel tech startups and tourism innovation worldwide

Two people dead in hostage-taking incident near Paris

Two people dead in hostage-taking incident near Paris

French media reported that a man took his wife hostage in Domont commune near Paris after having shot at least two people and barricaded himself in the department of Val-d'Oise. Gendarmes discovered the suspect and his wife …

Gerard Depardieu becomes Orthodox

Gerard Depardieu becomes Orthodox

The famous French actor, a citizen of Russia, Gerard Depardieu converted to Orthodoxy, the baptism ceremony took place in the Cathedral of St. Alexander Nevsky in the historic part of Paris, the church informs. "The baptism …

Jean-Paul Gaultier retires from fashion

Jean-Paul Gaultier retires from fashion

The renowned French designer Jean-Paul Gaultier has announced his retirement from the runway after a 50-year career in the fashion industry. The designer said his Paris show on January 22 will be his last. But he …

Louvre reopens after strike

Louvre reopens after strike

The Louvre in Paris, the world's most visited museum, has reopened after being shut down by workers striking over government plans to overhaul France's pension system, RFI reports. It was the first time since the strike began on …

Child found dead in plane's undercarriage in Paris

Child found dead in plane's undercarriage in Paris

The body of a child aged about 10 has been found in the undercarriage of a plane that had arrived in Paris from Abidjan, sources close to the investigation have told French media. Air France confirmed that "the lifeless body of a …

Marriott opens hotel for next generation travelers

Marriott opens hotel for next generation travelers

Moxy Hotels, Marriott International’s experiential hotel brand, has opened Moxy Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport designed for the next generation travelers. Positioned between both terminals, guests will be able to take the …