US the only country not to support UN Refugee Pact
Paris and other French cities are cleaning up after some 125,000 people took to the streets in sometimes violent protests. Unrest sparked by proposed fuel tax hikes has morphed into a general anti-government revolt.
Original spiral staircase section of Paris' Eiffel Tower auctioned
Part of the staircase connecting the 2nd and 3rd floors of France's skyline landmark has reached three times the predicted price in a Paris auction. Other parts of the massive iron stairs are scattered across the world.
Lagos Fashion Week 2018 - Adama Paris
Adama Amanda Ndiaye is a Senegalese fashion designer. She also goes by the name Adama Paris, which is also the name of the label she owns and operates. Her pieces, which are manufactured in Morocco, can be found internationally, including in New York City, Tokyo, London and Paris. She is credited with starting Black Fashion Week.
Lagos Fashion Week 2018 - Elie Kuame
Elie Kuame: Paris-based Lebanese and Côte d'Ivoire designer is known for his feminine and elegant pieces. At this year’s Heineken Fashion Week, he tells us about his collection and who an Elie Kuame woman is.
Hundreds of vintage vehicles parade through Paris streets
More than 700 antique convertibles, coupes and other cars drove through the streets of the French capital on Sunday as part of an annual parade.
Football frenzy takes hold of Paris with France jerseys selling like hot cakes
Excitement builds in Paris ahead of the World Cup Final as national team shirts have big rise in sales.
Rowdy fans throw debris at police in Paris after France win
Fans chant and jump as they light up flares of blue, white and red smoke on the Champs Elysees in Paris after France beat Belgium to reach the World Cup final.
Rubbish piling up in France's illegal landfills
Mountains of trash are piling up in French villages, sullying the image of the countryside. In one town less than 40 kilometres outside Paris, rubbish covering the equivalent of seven football pitches continues to accumulate, leaving the town's inhabitants desperate for a solution.
Violence against trangender women in Indonesia, and more
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Vase found in shoebox fetches $19 mln
A rare 18th-century Chinese vase found in a shoebox in an attic fetched $19 million at a Sotheby's auction in Paris.
What remains of multicultural France that won 1998 World Cup?
Night of July 12, 1998, That’s when France was crowned the winner of the football World Cup, after beating Brazil 3-0. After the final, 1.5 million people flocked to the Champs-Élysées avenue in Paris to celebrate the victory. “Les Bleus”, a team made up of black, white and North African players, symbolised multicultural France.