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France’s interior minister has described images of police breaking up a refugee camp in central Paris, chasing people down streets and attacking journalists and others with truncheons and teargas as “shocking”. Gérald Darmanin said he had demanded a report on the police operation by lunchtime on Tuesday. “Certain images of the breaking up of an …

Police near Paris have intervened to break up a middle-of-the-night house party attended by an estimated 300-400 people in a blatant flouting of health rules in the midst of the country’s second lockdown. The organiser of Friday night’s illegal festivities and the house owner have both been taken into custody, AFP reports on Sunday quoting …

CLOSE Three people have been killed in a knife attack at a church in France that authorities believe is linked to terrorism. Video Elephant After two brushes with terrorism, Paul Moreira’s Paris-based TV production company is seeking a new home.   “It’s time for us to move,” said Moreira, 58, an investigative journalist and documentarian who …

France attack: Three stabbed to death in ‘Islamist terrorist attack’  BBC News Knife attack at French church leaves 3 dead, alert level raised to maximum  Fox News Woman decapitated as knife-wielding man kills 3 in suspected France terror attack  New York Post Deadly stabbing attack in Nice – BBC News  BBC News The Latest: Pakistani students denounce French secular …

Erdogan suggested Saturday that the French President needed “some sort of mental treatment” over his attitude towards Muslims in France. “What is Macron’s problem with Islam? What is his problem with Muslims?” Erdogan said, speaking at his Justice and Development Party meeting in Kayseri. Erdogan added: “Macron needs some sort of mental treatment. What else …

Concerned residents turned up for COVID-19 testing in droves in regional Victoria after an infected truck driver from Melbourne was accused of triggering an outbreak. The man has been referred to police for breaching restrictions and withholding information from authorities. His infection was linked back to the Chadstone Shopping Centre cluster. However, the driver told …

At the call of the CCAF (Coordinating Council of Armenian Organizations of France) several hundred people belonging to the Armenian community in France gathered near the Azerbaijan Embassy in Paris, France, on September 29, 2020, to protest against the war that broke out in recent days in Nagorno-Karabakh between Armenia and Azerbaijan with the support …

Israel toughened its coronavirus measures on Thursday as a second nationwide lockdown failed to bring down the world’s highest infection rate a week after it was imposed, AFP reports. The new rules will close the vast majority of workplaces, shutter markets and further limit prayers and demonstrations. “Saving lives is our priority – we are …

Maj. Gen. John Shaw WASHINGTON: Over the past few years, US and allied militaries have converged as never before around fears of growing Russian and Chinese threats to space, DoD and outside experts say. But fundamental disagreements about how best to respond to the threats remain, with US allies facing much stronger domestic political resistance …

(CNN) — The UK has reimposed a 14-day quarantine on all arrivals from France after the country recorded a sharp rise in Covid-19 cases. From Saturday at 4 a.m. GMT, anyone arriving in the UK from France will have to self-isolate for two weeks or risk being fined up to $1,200. UK Transport Secretary Grant …