JR East to sell boxed 'ekiben' meals in Paris

Feb 6, 2016

JR East to sell boxed 'ekiben' meals in Paris

East Japan Railway Co. (JR East) said it will start selling ekiben (train station boxed meals) in Paris on March 1 to help promote Japan’s food culture, which has grown popular in France. JR East said Friday it will open an outlet at Paris ...

Fire rages on top floor of Ritz Carlton in Paris

Jan 19, 2016

Fire rages on top floor of Ritz Carlton in Paris

Fire engulfed the top floor of Paris’ Ritz Carlton hotel Tuesday, burning out of control for hours in one of the city’s most storied plazas. The fire began early in the day at the posh hotel where Princess Diana spent her final hours before ...

Jan 15, 2016

French identify another Paris attacker via DNA from body parts

French investigators have confirmed that Belgian-Moroccan Chakib Akrouh, who blew himself up when trapped by police on Nov. 18, was the third member of the three-man unit that killed dozens of cafegoers during a multipronged Islamist attack on Paris days earlier. The confirmation by ...

Man shot dead attacking police on Charlie Hebdo anniversary

Jan 7, 2016

Man shot dead attacking police on Charlie Hebdo anniversary

French police shot dead a suspected suicide bomber Thursday as he attacked a police station in Paris, a year to the day since jihadi gunmen killed 12 people at Charlie Hebdo newspaper. The man reportedly shouted “Allahu Akbar” (God is Greatest) and was wearing ...