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Firefighters arrive at the Elysee palace before a meeting with French president on April 18, 2019 in Paris. (Photo by Christophe PETIT TESSON - POOL - AFP)

Paris honours ‘exemplary’ firefighters for saving Notre-Dame

French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday hailed as “exemplary” hundreds of firefighters who saved Notre-Dame in the devastating blaze, as efforts intensified to ensure there was no further damage to the still fragile cathedral.
Damage to the exterior of the Cathedral on Tuesday morning.BERTRAND GUAY-AFP-Getty Images

Billionaires and private donors mobilise to rebuild Notre-Dame

Billionaires and private donors pledged hundreds of millions of euros on Tuesday to help rebuild Notre-Dame cathedral in Paris which has been devastated by fire.

Paris sues Airbnb for $14 million over illegal advertisements

The City of Paris is suing Airbnb for publishing 1,000 illegal rentals adverts, which could cost the American rental website more than 12.5 million euros ($14 million), the mayor of Paris told a newspaper in an interview published on Sunday.

Video: Malian man climbs four storeys to save dangling boy in Paris

A young Malian man was hailed a hero on Sunday after he sprang into action to save a four-year-old child danging from a fourth-floor balcony by single-handedly scaling the facade of the building and hauling the youngster to safety.

France marks three years since Charlie Hebdo attack

French President Emmanuel Macron laid a wreath in front of the former offices of satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo on Sunday to mark three years since the massacre of its staff in an Islamist attack

France mourns Paris attack victims, two years on

France on Monday marked two years since its worst ever terror attacks, when jihadists killed 130 people in Paris and injured hundreds of others.

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Senator Okorocha urged supporters to resist attacks

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Sudan forms transition government to lead country to civilian rule

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Odion Ighalo close to full fitness

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Senator Omoworare replaces Ita Enang as President Buhari’s legislative aide

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