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French police officers in Paris, France, April 28, 2020.
Paris attacker decapitates teacher for using drawings of Prophet Muhammad

Rumors surrounding the attack suggest that the teacher had presented caricatures of Muhammad, which the attacker took as an incentive for the murder.

By REUTERS
17/10/2020
France announces nightly curfews in major cities; Paris, Marseille

The curfews will take effect from Saturday, and will run daily from 9:00 pm (1900 GMT) until 6:00 am the following morning, Macron said in an interview broadcast on national television.

By REUTERS
14/10/2020
Dinosaur skeleton auctioned off for €3 million

The specimen is unusual because it is so complete: around 70% of the bones are present, and they were found aligned with each other, making it easier to reconnect them during the restoration process.

By REUTERS
13/10/2020
Antisemitic graffiti spray-painted in Paris, suspect arrested

A 31-year-old man was arrested at the scene and is suspected of spray-painting the 20 red swastikas on walls and columns in Place de la Concorde and Rue de Rivoli.

11/10/2020
Nadal wins 13th French Open to claim record-equalling 20th Grand Slam

Tennis fans would have been salivating at the prospect of another epic clash in one of the sport's greatest rivalries but it proved to be one of the most one-sided Grand Slam finals in the Open era.

By REUTERS
11/10/2020
Dozens stage attack on police station in Paris suburb

"Violent attack last night on the police station of Champigny with mortar shots and various projectiles. No police officer was injured," the Paris police headquarters said on Twitter.

By REUTERS
11/10/2020
DIEGO SCHWARTZMAN returns a shot to Dominic Thiem in the fourth set.
Schwartzman outlasts Thiem, earns semifinal duel vs Nadal

Jewish-Argentine star conquers world No. 3 in five-set marathon to advance to his first career Grand Slam final-four against King of Clay

By REUTERS
07/10/2020
Orthodox Jews in Antwerp, Belgium, in 2012
Antwerp Jews to lose army protection under new Belgium government’s plan

Approximately 18,000 Jews live in the city in close proximity. Several troops protect its Jewish quarter.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
03/10/2020
Paris kosher restaurant torn apart, vandalized with antisemitic graffiti

The phrases spray painted on the walls of Mac Queen hamburger restaurant on Manin St. of the 19th district of Paris included “Hitler was right,” “Jewish homos,” “Jews get out” and “Free Palestine.”

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
03/10/2020
Sonic boom blasts over Paris as fighter jet breaks sound barrier

The shockwave rattled windows, made birds fly up and was heard in every part of the city, leading to a surge in phone calls to police.

By REUTERS
30/09/2020
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