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Cristiano Ronaldo's fifth Ballon d'Or reignites eternal debate with Lionel Messi

Cristiano Ronaldo's fifth Ballon d'Or reignites eternal debate with Lionel Messi

Cristiano Ronaldo collected his joint-record fifth Ballon d`Or on Thursday in Paris in the middle of his worst domestic season for Real Madrid, but with a deserved reputation for delivering on the biggest stage of all and when it matters most.

Dec 08, 2017, 12:43 PM IST
From Palestinian refugee camp to London, Paris, Dubai boutiques

From Palestinian refugee camp to London, Paris, Dubai boutiques

 In a small workshop in a Palestinian refugee camp in Jordan, Halima al-Ankassuri embroiders traditional patterns onto a blue shawl, destined for sale in an upmarket Paris, London or Dubai boutique.

Nov 27, 2017, 09:26 AM IST

France to ' prevent' Muslim street prayers in Paris suburb

French authorities will stop Muslims from praying in a street north of Paris, the country`s interior minister said Sunday, after a series of protests by lawmakers and locals over what they view as an unacceptable use of public space.

Nov 19, 2017, 23:55 PM IST

Lebanon's Hariri lands in Paris

A source close to Hariri confirmed he had landed after flying in overnight from Riyadh, while Lebanese TV station LBCI showed live images of the premier and his wife arriving at their Paris residence.

Nov 18, 2017, 13:15 PM IST
Jailed in Europe's biggest prison, Paris attacks suspect mum even after two years

Jailed in Europe's biggest prison, Paris attacks suspect mum even after two years

Two years after the deadliest terror attacks in modern French history, the only surviving suspect to take part in the carnage in Paris remains an enigma.

Nov 10, 2017, 09:27 AM IST
John Isner tames Juan Martin del Potro in Paris Masters to keep ATP Finals' hopes alive

John Isner tames Juan Martin del Potro in Paris Masters to keep ATP Finals' hopes alive

Isner pushed on towards a Tour finals spot on Friday when he made it through to the semifinals of the Paris Masters with a 6-4, 6-7(5), 6-4 win against Argentine Del Potro as the tournament was hit by the withdrawal of Nadal.

Nov 04, 2017, 11:21 AM IST
Home hope Julien Benneteau revels in surprise Paris Masters run

Home hope Julien Benneteau revels in surprise Paris Masters run

The unlikely French hero delighted in his "most beautiful" victory after stunning world number five Marin Cilic 7-6 (7/5), 7-5 to reach the Paris Masters semifinals on Friday.

Nov 04, 2017, 10:43 AM IST
Juan Martin Del Potro routs Joao Sousa to sail into last-16 at Paris Masters

Juan Martin Del Potro routs Joao Sousa to sail into last-16 at Paris Masters

The 13th-seeded Del Potro needed just an hour and two minutes to register a 6-2, 6-2 win over the Portuguese.

Nov 02, 2017, 15:32 PM IST
Dominic Thiem edges through in Paris Masters, Carreno Busta knocked out

Dominic Thiem edges through in Paris Masters, Carreno Busta knocked out

Austrian fifth seed Dominic Thiem battled into the last 16 of the Paris Masters on Tuesday with a 6-4, 6-7 (3/7), 6-4 victory over German lucky-loser Peter Gojowczyk.

Nov 01, 2017, 09:53 AM IST
Roger Federer skipped Paris Masters with eye on ATP Finals in London, says Rafael Nadal

Roger Federer skipped Paris Masters with eye on ATP Finals in London, says Rafael Nadal

Federer, winner of a record 19 Grand Slam titles, announced his withdrawal from Paris - the last Masters event of the year - after clinching his 8th Swiss Indoors title in his hometown of Basel on Sunday.

Oct 31, 2017, 08:54 AM IST
Not losing sleep over World No. 1 ranking, says shuttler Kidambi Srikanth

Not losing sleep over World No. 1 ranking, says shuttler Kidambi Srikanth

Star Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth might be inching towards the coveted World No. 1 ranking after his record-equalling Super Series win here but he says he does not want to lose sleep over chasing it.

Oct 30, 2017, 11:23 AM IST
Roger Federer snubs Paris Masters as Rafael Nadal eyes year-end No. 1 spot

Roger Federer snubs Paris Masters as Rafael Nadal eyes year-end No. 1 spot

Federer has pulled out of next week's Paris Masters, virtually ensuring old rival Rafael Nadal will end 2017 on top of the world rankings

Oct 30, 2017, 11:14 AM IST

Iraqi PM announces liberation of al-Hawija from IS

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi on Thursday announced the liberation of the northern town of al-Hawija from the Islamic State terror group.

Oct 05, 2017, 18:28 PM IST

Radicalised person arrested after explosive find in Paris: French Minister

France`s interior minister said on Tuesday an explosive device was discovered outside a residential building in Paris night and that subsequent arrests netted a radicalised individual.

Oct 03, 2017, 12:31 PM IST

Brother of gunman who attacked French Jews goes on trial

The Islamic State group claimed the attack as the work of one of its "soldiers", though a source close to the investigation said there was as yet no solid evidence linking the man to the group.

Oct 02, 2017, 19:09 PM IST

Anger in France over schoolgirl 'consensual' sex case

The girl is said to have agreed to follow the man home from a park in Montmagny.

Sep 27, 2017, 20:37 PM IST

New protests as France set to enshrine labour reforms

More rallies are expected Saturday, staged by hard-left political party France Unbowed, which will provide another measure of the resistance to 39-year-old Macron`s pro-business agenda.

Sep 21, 2017, 18:14 PM IST

Three Swiss Muslim group members charged with making al Qaeda propaganda

The indictment did not name the suspects, but the ICCS said in a statement the other two were its chairman, Nicolas Blancho, and its cultural production head, Naim Cherni.

Sep 21, 2017, 17:06 PM IST

Knife-wielding man attacks soldier in Paris

A knife-wielding man attacked a soldier in Paris on Friday, the latest assault to raise questions over whether France`s anti-terror patrols are a target for extremists.

Sep 15, 2017, 15:56 PM IST