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Father of boy saved by Paris 'Spiderman' convicted for negligence

Father of boy saved by Paris 'Spiderman' convicted for negligence

The father of the little boy who was rescued dangling from a fourth-storey Paris balcony by a Malian migrant dubbed Spiderman received a three-month suspended jail sentence Tuesday for leaving the child home alone.

Bomb squad search car in French capital, no threat found

Bomb squad search car in French capital, no threat found

French police closed off part of the Champs Elysees boulevard in the capital on Sunday as bomb disposal officers used a sniffer dog and robot to investigate a suspect vehicle, before determining there was no security threat.

7 wounded in Paris knife attack, including UK tourists

7 wounded in Paris knife attack, including UK tourists

Four of the victims were in a critical condition, police said, after the man brandishing a large blade and and iron bar went on the rampage in Paris.

Qatari artist brings Paris inspirations to Doha

Qatari artist brings Paris inspirations to Doha

Contemporary transdisciplinary artist Ahmed al-Jufairi has opened his exhibition titled 'Movable Feast' at the Fire Station on Sunday, marking the end of his Artist in Residence programme in Paris.

Qatar condemns Paris stabbing incident

Qatar condemns Paris stabbing incident

The statement expressed the condolences of Qatar to the family of the two victims.

Air France, British Airways to stop flights to Tehran

Air France, British Airways to stop flights to Tehran

Air France and British Airways announced on Thursday that they will halt flights to Tehran next month, citing low profitability as the US reimposes sanctions on Iran.

Paris steps up fines against homeowners over illegal rentals

Paris steps up fines against homeowners over illegal rentals

A city official said 111 fines had been issued for an average of around 12,000 against people improperly renting out a secondary residence.

Armed robbers flee with luxury watches after Paris heist

Armed robbers flee with luxury watches after Paris heist

Two armed men fled with several luxury watches after bursting into a branch of Swiss watchmaker Audemars Piguet in Paris's chic eighth arrondissement on Saturday, police said, the latest in a string of robberies in the French capital.

For Paris pedestrians, life turns into 'dodgeball'

For Paris pedestrians, life turns into 'dodgeball'

A walk beside the Seine or down the broad sidewalks of the Champs-Elysees can involve dodging an onslaught of commuters zipping along at speeds of up to 28 kph.

France fans go wild after World Cup win

France fans go wild after World Cup win

In Paris, where 90,000 people gathered next to the Eiffel Tower to watch the match on vast TV screens, there were choruses of the Marseillaise.

France marks Bastille Day with major military parade

France marks Bastille Day with major military parade

Thousands of people, many of them tourists, thronged the Champs Elysées avenue to watch the march past involving 4,290 soldiers, 220 vehicles, 250 horses, 64 jets and 30 helicopters.

Suspect in 'plot' to bomb Iran opposition in Paris handed to Belgium

Suspect in 'plot' to bomb Iran opposition in Paris handed to Belgium

A French court on Wednesday gave the green light for a suspect in an alleged bomb plot against an Iranian opposition rally to be handed over to Belgium.