PARIS France will open the redesign of Notre-Dame de Paris cathedral's historic spire to international architects after Monday night's catastrophic blaze that gutted the centuries-old roof and sent the towering spire crashing through the vaulted ceiling. | Video
Paris Frankreichs Präsident Emmanuel Macron hat einen ambitionierten Zeitrahmen zum Wiederaufbau der bei einem Brand verwüsteten Kathedrale Notre-Dame gesteckt.
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
* Graphic of the Notre-Dame fire: https://tmsnrt.rs/2XgGCRi
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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.
PARIS French arms including tanks and laser-guided missile systems sold to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates are being used in the Yemeni war against civilians, leaked intelligence published by investigative website Disclose showed.
* French-made arms being used against Yemeni civilians -
PARIS/BERLIN/BRUSSELS European Union leaders will grant Prime Minister Theresa May a second delay to Brexit but they could demand she accepts a much longer extension as France pushed for conditions to limit Britain's ability to undermine the bloc. | Video
PARIS Europe needs to decide on a digital tax and should lead the way if there is insufficient consensus globally, the EU competition commissioner Margrethe Vestager, said on Monday.
DINARD, France The Group of Seven nations ended a foreign ministers' meeting in western France without quarreling on Saturday, as they looked to lay the groundwork for a leaders' summit in August despite the absence of the U.S. Secretary of State.