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French ex-president Hollande testified in Brazil fighter jet probe: source

09 Jul 2019

PARIS Former French President Francois Hollande was questioned by police in France earlier this month as a witness in a Brazilian corruption investigation into a deal to buy combat jets, a source close to the politician said.

French lawmakers vote to target online hate speech in draft bill

05 Jul 2019

PARIS Social media giants such as Facebook and Twitter would be required to remove any hateful content within 24 hours under a draft bill approved by France's National Assembly on Friday.

French lawmakers pass draft law targeting online hate speech

05 Jul 2019

PARIS, July 5 France's National Assembly approved a draft bill on Friday which would require social media giants such as Facebook and Twitter to remove any hateful content within 24 hours.

Macron will Notre-Dame in fünf Jahren wiederaufbauen

17 Apr 2019

Paris Frankreichs Präsident Emmanuel Macron hat einen ambitionierten Zeitrahmen zum Wiederaufbau der bei einem Brand verwüsteten Kathedrale Notre-Dame gesteckt.

French President Macron hopes to rebuild Notre-Dame in five years

17 Apr 2019

PARIS President Emmanuel Macron pledged on Tuesday that France would rebuild the fire-devastated Notre-Dame de Paris cathedral, saying he hoped the work would be done in five years and the French people would pull together to repair their national symbol. | Video

Notre-Dame's famed rose window spared but blaze harms priceless artworks

17 Apr 2019

PARIS Four-hundred-year-old paintings hung high inside Notre-Dame were damaged by the immense fire that engulfed the Paris cathedral, but emergency workers formed a human chain to whisk gem-studded chalices and other priceless artefacts out of harm's way.

UPDATE 1-French President Macron hopes to rebuild Notre-Dame in five years

17 Apr 2019

* Graphic of the Notre-Dame fire: https://tmsnrt.rs/2XgGCRi (Adds more detail)

CORRECTED-UPDATE 5-Gutted but "valiant", Notre-Dame still stands

16 Apr 2019

PARIS, April 16 Parisians gave thanks to see the bell towers and great stained-glass rose window of Notre-Dame still standing on Tuesday, after firefighters laboured through the night to douse the flames that gutted one of the most potent national symbols of France.

Notre-Dame's famed rose window spared but blaze harms priceless artworks

16 Apr 2019

PARIS Four-hundred-year-old paintings hung high inside Notre-Dame were damaged by the immense fire that engulfed the Paris cathedral, but emergency workers formed a human chain to whisk gem-studded chalices and other priceless artefacts out of harm's way.

Clashes erupt in Paris as 'yellow vests' protest at unrepentant Macron

06 Jan 2019

PARIS Rioters in Paris torched motorbikes and set barricades ablaze on the upmarket Boulevard Saint Germain on Saturday, as protests against high living costs and the perceived indifference of President Emmanuel Macron turned violent on the fringes. | Video

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