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French police have arrested two suspects following a blast in the city of Lyon that wounded 13 people last week, French authorities said on Monday.
French President Emmanuel Macron has announced a successor to the post as part of a wider government reshuffle, two weeks after the resignation of French interior minister Gerard Collomb.
A man armed with a knife killed two people and seriously injured another on Thursday morning in a town about 30 kilometres (20 miles) southwest of Paris, officials said.
France’s opposition conservative party said on Tuesday it had asked for a vote of no-confidence against the government over the furore engulfing President Emmanuel Macron’s bodyguard, who was filmed hitting protesters during a May Day rally.
France’s interior minister Gerard Collomb was due to appear before parliament on Monday, as opposition MPs accused the government of a cover-up over a former top presidential security aide who was charged with gang violence.
A former top security aide for French President Emmanuel Macron was brought before a judge Sunday after videos emerged of him striking a young man during a demonstration, a scandal which has derailed parliamentary proceedings as lawmakers press the government for explanations.
Fighter jets streaked over Paris on Saturday as part of a massive military parade in a "demonstration of controlled force" on France's national day, due to be followed by a street party if "Les Bleus" win the World Cup.
France fine-tuned their preparations for the World Cup final against Croatia on Friday, desperate to overcome the bitter disappointment of losing the Euro 2016 final as FIFA declared Russia 2018 the best-ever tournament.
Twelve people were arrested after a second night of rioting in the western city of Nantes triggered by deadly shooting of a young man during a stop-and-search operation by police.
French authorities called for calm Wednesday after riots erupted in the western city of Nantes following a deadly police shooting, highlighting simmering tensions in deprived urban areas.
Tens of thousands of people took to the streets across France on Saturday to demonstrate against Emmanuel Macron’s policies, but the turnout fell short of expectations and the president said nothing would stop his economic reforms.
The knifeman who killed one person and wounded four others in central Paris on Saturday was born in Chechnya in 1997, the AFP quoting judicial sources has reported.
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A Palau-flagged freight ship has sunk off the coast of Turkey’s Black Sea province of Bartin, killing at least three crew members, according to Bartin Governor Sinan Guner.
A Catholic priest of the Diocese of Minna, Niger State, Rev. Father John Gbakaan Yaji, has been abducted and murdered by gunmen suspected to be armed bandits in the state.
The 43KM Obajana-Kabba road constructed by Dangote Industries Limited (DIL), has been described by motorists as the country’s most strategic highway that is aiding travellers between the North and the South.
Abia State Government has called on members of the state chapter of Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) to return to classes in the interest of their students and pupils.
A suspected armed robber who was among two suspects arrested by security guards and residents of Elekahia Housing Estate was seen with an identity card of Nigeria Police Force, suggesting he might be their personnel.
A presidential aspirant for 2023 general election and former Chief Judge of Anambra State, Professor Peter Umeadi has argued that electing an Igbo as president of Nigeria in 2023 would ensure full integration of all sections of the country, which is being clamoured for since the end of the Nigeria civil war 51 years ago.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC) has raised the alarm over fake EFCC recruitment form 2021 circulating in the social media, and warned the public that the Commission is currently not recruiting.
Within hours of being sworn in, Biden is expected to use executive orders to fulfill many of his previous campaign promises — including: rejoining the Paris climate accord, and reversing Trump's ban on the entry of people from certain Muslim majority nations.
Arsenal captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang admits that he has been “struggling a lot” to replicate his best form this season, but feels that he has the tools and the attitude to turn things around as the Gunners look to climb the Premier League table after a poor start to the 2020-21 campaign.
Unidentified gunmen killed two female judges from Afghanistan’s Supreme Court on Sunday morning, police said, adding to a wave of assassinations in Kabul and other cities while government and Taliban representatives have been holding peace talks in Qatar.