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Brazil football star Neymar under investigation for alleged rape in Paris

The rape accusation was the latest blow for Neymar, who last month was stripped of the captaincy of the national team and has seen his international reputation suffer amid incidents of indiscipline.

Jun 02, 2019, 10:18 AM IST

French Open: Naomi Osaka battles past Victoria Azarenka to reach third round

The 21-year-old Japanese lost the first four games against a fired-up former world number one but reacted superbly to claw herself back and claim a 16th successive Grand Slam match win.

May 30, 2019, 18:32 PM IST

Eiffel Tower evacuated after man tries to scale it, monument closed for visitors

Taking to Twitter, the official handle of the monument tweeted that the monument "is currently closed until further notice".

May 20, 2019, 20:06 PM IST

Japan Olympic committee chief Tsunekazu Takeda to resign as IOC member: Reports

Takeda's resignation came following allegations for suspected corruption in Japan's successful bid to host the 2020 Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo.

Mar 19, 2019, 10:28 AM IST

FATF meeting in Paris: India to present dossier to blacklist Pakistan for terror links

A dossier, nailing the culpability of Pakistan in the terror attack in Pulwama, will be given to the FATF, an international terror financing watchdog, to expose the neighbouring country's links with terrorism and seeking its blacklisting.Security agencies are preparing the dossier with the evidence gathered so far related to the attack carried out by Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammad and the help being provided to the outfit by the country.

Feb 17, 2019, 12:20 PM IST

Blaze kills 10 in Paris apartment block, arson suspected

Firefighters in breathing apparatus scaled ladders to rescue people stranded on balconies on the eight-storey block on Rue Erlanger.

Feb 05, 2019, 17:57 PM IST

Fire at building in upmarket Paris neighbourhood leaves 7 dead, rescue ops underway

The devastating fire at a building in Paris has claimed at least 7 lives.

Feb 05, 2019, 09:41 AM IST

4 persons, including 2 firefighters, dead in Paris bakery blast

Four persons, including two firefighters, died in the Paris bakery blast.

Jan 12, 2019, 14:24 PM IST

Paris' first nudist restaurant closing doors

The concept at O'naturel was to offer "the pleasure of dining naked all year in the capital in the respect of naturists values", according to a magazine.

Jan 09, 2019, 16:59 PM IST

Police clash with 'yellow vest' protesters in Paris

French riot police clashed with "yellow vest" protesters in central Paris on Saturday during the latest wave of demonstrations against high living costs which have shaken President Emmanuel Macron`s authority.

Dec 08, 2018, 23:20 PM IST

Golf: Tiger Woods is back on the prowl with Ryder Cup in his sights

He now heads to Paris as part of a US team seeking to win overseas for the first time since 1993.

Sep 24, 2018, 21:36 PM IST

Two killed in knife attack in Paris suburb of Trappes, Islamic State claims responsibility

"The police operation is over ... the person was neutralised and is dead," the local prefecture said on Twitter.

Aug 23, 2018, 15:31 PM IST

Paris fanzone fills with 90,000 willing 'Les Bleus' to World Cup victory

Crowds of cheering French soccer fans gathered in Paris on Sunday, draped in red, white and blue and singing the Marseillaise, as excitement grew head of the France-Croatia showdown at the World Cup final in Moscow.

Jul 15, 2018, 21:56 PM IST

Brussels metro plays French soccer anthem after losing World Cup bet

Brussels public transport authority lost a be with its Parisian counterpart due to which metro commuters in Brussels had to listen to the French soccer anthem.

Jul 11, 2018, 17:25 PM IST

Fire likely cause of 2016 EgyptAir crash: French investigation

French investigators said today a cockpit fire likely caused the 2016 EgyptAir MS804 crash that claimed the lives of 66 passengers and crew, contradicting Egyptian authorities who said explosives traces were found on the victims' remains.

Jul 07, 2018, 07:13 AM IST

Man holds two people hostage in Paris

The area around the incident in the 10th arrondissement of Paris was ringed off by police after a man took two people hostage at a small business in the centre of Paris on Tuesday.

Jun 12, 2018, 22:36 PM IST

French Open: Rafael Nadal unsure of Wimbledon appearance after record French Open win

 Rafael Nadal has cast doubt on his participation at Wimbledon, saying he needs to see how his body recovers after a long clay court campaign culminated in an 11th French Open title.

Jun 11, 2018, 19:38 PM IST

French Open: Catch us if you can Rafael Nadal keeps old guard in control

 When Rafael Nadal broke down in tears on the Roland Garros podium on Sunday as 15,000 people, plus a smattering of Hollywood heavyweights, stood and honoured his staggering 11th French Open

Jun 11, 2018, 16:12 PM IST

Tennis ace Rafael Nadal to face first timer Thiem in Rolland Garros finals

The city of Paris is set to witness history as Tennis ace Rafael Nadal is aiming to win his 11th Rolland Garros title when he faces off with fourth-seeded Dominic Thiem of Austria, who is looking forward to claim his first.

Jun 10, 2018, 17:31 PM IST

The weird to the wonderful -- football pitches of the world

 Playing football, nothing could be simpler, right? All you need is a ball, a few players and -- a pitch.

Jun 08, 2018, 10:37 AM IST