Obama urges reaching climate deal in Paris 'while we still can'

Sep 1, 2015

Obama urges reaching climate deal in Paris 'while we still can'

President Barack Obama said on Monday that world leaders must agree to cut carbon emissions at a U.N. summit in December because the climate is changing faster than efforts to curb global warming. Obama told a meeting of foreign ministers in Alaska that the ...

Aug 21, 2015

French far-right party excludes founder Jean-Marie Le Pen

Jean-Marie Le Pen, who co-founded France’s far-right National Front, was excluded from his party on Thursday following a disciplinary hearing for belittling the Holocaust and insulting party leaders. He quickly said he would contest the move in court. The decision regarding a figure who ...

Romantic street art replaces love locks on Paris bridge

Jun 11, 2015

Romantic street art replaces love locks on Paris bridge

Panels of street art have been installed on Paris’s Pont des Arts to replace the hundreds of thousands of “love locks” that weighed down the bridge’s balustrade until the city began removing them last week. The temporary exhibition on the theme of love, assembled ...

Documents on Rwanda genocide declassified by Paris

Apr 8, 2015

Documents on Rwanda genocide declassified by Paris

France on Tuesday declassified documents in the presidential archives relating to the 1994 Rwandan genocide, in which Kigali accuses Paris of having an indirect role. A decision to declassify the papers was signed on Tuesday and concerns “documents in the Elysee relating to Rwanda ...

Madonna Paris concert sells out in 'five minutes'

Mar 10, 2015

Madonna Paris concert sells out in 'five minutes'

A Dec. 9 concert in Paris by U.S. pop star Madonna sold out within “five minutes” of going on sale Monday, the organizers of the event said. All 15,000 tickets for the concert, priced from €51 to €205 ($55 to $223), were snapped up, ...