France Announces Tough New Measures on Immigration

With municipal elections approaching, President Emmanuel Macron hopes the stricter stance will lure voters away from the far right. The measures announced by President Emmanuel Macron of France on Wednesday included tightening access to health services for new asylum seekers.Credit…Pool … Read More

Paris police attack: Four killed by knife-wielding employee

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Dozens of police and emergency services converged at the scene – Getty images A knife-wielding employee has killed three officers and one administrative worker at police headquarters in the centre of the French capital, Paris. The attacker, who has not … Read More

Hundreds of Undocumented Migrants Occupy Panthéon Monument in Paris

Undocumented migrants protested in Paris on Friday to ask France to grant them legal status.CreditCreditKenzo Tribouillard/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images PARIS — Hundreds of undocumented migrants stormed the Panthéon monument on Friday, demanding that the French government pay more attention … Read More

Yellow vest protesters spark outrage after urging police officers to kill themselves during clashes in Paris

*On Saturday, protesters in Paris were heard shouting ‘Kill yourselves!’ at police *Unions say police have seen 28 suicides this year so far, compared to 68 in 2018 *France’s interior minister Christophe Castaner labelled it a ‘disgrace’ With the number … Read More

$1 Billion Raised in Two Days to Rebuild Notre Dame Cathedral After Massive Fire

A fire broke out at the cathedral on Monday evening. French President Emmanuel Macron promised to rebuild the Notre Dame Cathedral following a devastating fire that destroyed the Paris landmark’s spire and roof on Monday. Overnight, donations have been flooding in in the hundreds of millions. … Read More

France Braces for Yellow Vest Protests With Thousands of Police

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 Forces being deployed in key cities, anticipating violence  Protests would come soon after the Notre-Dame Cathedral Fire A Yellow Vest amid tear gas in Toulouse on April 13th.  Photographer: Alain Pitton/NurPhoto via Getty Images The French government is mobilizing 60,000 … Read More

Fire ravages soaring Notre Dame Cathedral, Paris left aghast

PARIS (AP) — A fire swept across the top of the Notre Dame Cathedral while the soaring Paris landmark was under renovations Monday, collapsing its spire and threatening one of the world’s greatest architectural treasures as locals and tourists watched … Read More

Paris NGOs warn asylum seekers are becoming invisible

More than 200 asylum seekers from Afghanistan, South Sudan and Eritrea live in tents at Porte d’Aubervilliers in northern Paris. -RFI/Mike Woods The European refugee crisis of recent years has waned, but French humanitarian workers say there are just as … Read More

Paris braces for fifth weekend of protests by gilets jaunes

Demonstrations to continue despite demands to call off action after Strasbourg attack. A student protests in Paris against changes in education policy. Photograph: Stéphane de Sakutin/AFP/Getty Images Thousands of riot police and armoured vehicles will be deployed in Paris on … Read More

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