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Review: Sam Kendricks wins 2019 Diamond League pole vault event in Paris Special

American pole vaulter Sam Kendricks has a major reason to celebrate. He won the men's pole vault competition at the 2019 Diamond League in Paris.

The day Hemingway liberated the Ritz bar in Paris

Paris - Even for Ernest Hemingway, a man whose bravado was matched only by his thirst, his liberation of the Ritz Hotel's bar in Paris was the stuff of legend.

AFP established in tumult of 1944 Paris uprising

Paris - Agence France-Presse was created in the tumult of World War II by a band of journalists who stormed a pro-Nazi newsroom and took over as Paris was in revolt.

75 years ago, Paris freed from Nazi occupation

Paris - In August 1944 ordinary Parisians rose up, led by Resistance fighters supported by workers, women and even priests to throw off the Nazi yoke after four years.

Review: 'Chad and Abby in Paris' episode five recap in digital series Special

The fifth episode in the "Days of Our Lives" digital series, "Chad and Abby in Paris," was released on August 15 via the DOOL app. Digital Journal has the scoop.

AFP established in tumult of 1944 Paris uprising

Paris - Agence France-Presse was created in the tumult of World War II by a band of journalists who stormed a pro-Nazi newsroom and took over as Paris was in revolt.

75 years ago, Paris freed from Nazi occupation

Paris - In August 1944 ordinary Parisians rose up, led by resistance fighters supported by workers, women and even priests to throw off the Nazi yoke after four years.

In Paris, cars forced to make way for the two-wheel revolution

Paris - With the wind rushing through their hair, they zip past on bikes, electric scooters and mono-wheels, effortlessly passing lines of hot-and-bothered drivers stuck in the endless Paris traffic.

As families flee Paris, fingers point at Airbnb

Paris - The bells will ring for the last time this week at Vaugirard elementary school in central Paris, the latest school in the city to close as spiralling property prices drive families out of the capital.

'Paris is disfigured': Tears and shock as Notre-Dame burns

Paris - Crowds of stunned Parisians and tourists -- some crying, others offering prayers -- watched in horror in central Paris on Monday night as firefighters struggled for hours to extinguish the flames engulfing the Notre-Dame Cathedral.

Cathedral of Notre Dame in Paris is on fire

Par - A fire has broken out at the famous Notre-Dame cathedral in Paris, Images on social media show flames and plumes of smoke billowing into the air above the 850-year-old Gothic building.

Macron battles to end controversy over use of army against 'yellow vests'

Paris - French President Emmanuel Macron attempted on Friday to defuse the controversy triggered by his decision to deploy the army as backup during this weekend's "yellow vest" protests following major riots in Paris a week ago.

Paris police ban 'yellow vest' protests on Champs-Elysees Saturday

Paris - Paris police said Friday that "yellow vest" protests would be banned on the Champs-Elysees on Saturday, a week after hundreds of anti-government demonstrators rioted and looted shops on the iconic Paris avenue.

French market serves up a world record for its 50th birthday

Paris - France's Rungis market near Paris celebrated its 50th anniversary by throwing a giant banquet of record-breaking proportions, reserving its spot in the Guinness Book of Records.

10 dead in Paris apartment block fire, police suspect arson

Paris - At least 10 people died and 30 were injured in an overnight blaze at an apartment block in Paris that police suspect was deliberately started by a female resident, officials and firefighters said Tuesday.

'It's burning': scenes of urban warfare rock Paris

Paris - As protesters spread out from the Arc de Triomphe in Paris, daylong clashes between police and "yellow vest" demonstrators left dozens of cars burned out and store-fronts vandalised."It's burning!

History, modern-day tensions to mix at Paris WWI commemorations

Paris - World leaders will put on a show of unity this weekend as they commemorate 100 years since the end of World War I, but modern-day tensions will be bubbling under the surface at the remembrances in Paris.

Airbnb hits back at Paris ban threat

Cape Town - Rent-a-room giant Airbnb on Wednesday accused the Paris official seeking to ban the service in the city of electioneering and insisted it enjoys widespread support in the French capital.

Service resumes on key Paris metro line after evacuation

Paris - Metro trains resumed operating on a busy line that links several major tourist attractions in Paris, after a technical problem paralysed the network for hours, forcing the evacuation of more than 3,000 people through dark tunnels in stifling heat.

'Paris won't die': Scenes of joy at Paris bar targeted by terror

Paris - Striking images of World Cup celebrations at a Paris bar targeted in the deadly November 2015 attacks ricocheted around social media Monday, potent symbols of France's resolve to not live in fear despite a persistent terror threat.

Paris's emblematic Champs Elysees, place of jubilation

Paris - The Champs Elysees avenue is the beating heart of Paris, a magnet for millions of tourists but also a place of mass gathering when the French want to celebrate.

Alice Cooper to release 'Paranormal Evening at The Olympia Paris'

On August 31, Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Alice Cooper will be releasing a new live studio album "A Paranormal Evening at The Olympia Paris," via earMUSIC.

Review: Renaud Lavillenie takes 3rd place in IAAF Diamond League Paris Special

On June 30, 2018, French pole vaulter Renaud Lavillenie (who also holds the world record in the sport), competed in the IAAF Diamond League in Paris.

Review: Sam Kendricks wins IAAF Diamond League Paris, new world leader Special

Paris - On June 30, 2018, American pole vaulter Sam Kendricks triumphed in the men's pole vault competition at the IAAF Diamond League event in Paris.

Review: Mondo Duplantis finishes 2nd in IAAF Diamond League Paris Special

Paris - On June 30, 2018, Swedish pole vaulter Mondo Duplantis competed in the men's pole vault competition at the IAAF Diamond League in Paris.

Paris mayor says shelters needed for migrants

Paris - Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo said Thursday the French government needed to urgently find shelter for more than 2,000 migrants setting up makeshift camps in the city, calling the situation "unacceptable".

Tempers flare as missteps mar Paris push to go green

Paris - Emerging from the tunnel of a former highway along the River Seine in Paris, bikes zip past the cars caught in traffic on a road just next to them.

France charges key suspect Bakkali over Paris attacks

Paris - France on Friday charged terror suspect Mohamed Bakkali over his alleged key role in the 2015 Paris attacks, a judicial source said.

Cyclists furious over Paris bike hire chaos

Paris - Paris authorities threatened sanctions Wednesday against the new operator of the city's Velib bike hire system over a chaotic rollout that has left cyclists seething.

Paris pledges ban on wild animals in circuses

Paris - The city of Paris on Wednesday pledged to ban the use of wild animals in circuses, in a move welcomed as a "small step forward" by animal welfare experts.
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George Braque s  Landscape with Olive Tree  painted 1906
George Braque's 'Landscape with Olive Tree' painted 1906
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British musician Sting plays during the sound check before the reopening concert to mark the first a...
British musician Sting plays during the sound check before the reopening concert to mark the first anniversary of the November 13 Paris attacks.
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Paris: The Eiffel Tower and La Défense business district.
Paris: The Eiffel Tower and La Défense business district.
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Love locks on bridges in Paris  France are causing problems and are to be removed.
Love locks on bridges in Paris, France are causing problems and are to be removed.
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The Eiffel Tower, France, summer 2010
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The Pyramid at the Louvre, Paris France, summer 2010
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A photo posted to Twitter by a witness
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Candles and flowers in front of Paris restaurant Le Comptoir Voltaire, one of the targets of the November 13 terror attacks
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Playroom in the luxury cat hotel in Paris, France
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Nearly 190 fires were put out and six buildings were set alight
Nearly 190 fires were put out and six buildings were set alight
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Simulation of a 100 year flood event in Paris  France put out by the IAU.
Simulation of a 100 year flood event in Paris, France put out by the IAU.
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Hermes store on Avenue George V in Paris, France
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Paris prosecutor Francois Molins shows one of the two photographs of the suspect gunman taken from surveillance footage during a news conference in Paris November 18, 2013. The shaven-haired assailant, who police said was filmed by video-surveillance cameras, fired shots at the office of Liberation daily, seriously injuring a photographer's assistant before fleeing, police and staff at the newspaper said
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Paris march.
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A view from the Eiffel Tower, photograph taken by Alexander Baron in June 1992.
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Phantom Manor, Disneyland Paris.
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A photo posted to Twitter by a witness
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La Comédie Italienne in Paris, France
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The sculpture art found along Pari's Seine river

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