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France mourns murder of Paris teacher in ‘Islamist terror attack’

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December 27, 2020
Paris

France takes careful vaccine approach to counter skepticism

PARIS (AP) — While governments across Europe kicked off their virus vaccination plans this weekend with fanfare, France took a more low-key approach because of widespread skepticism among it citizens around the vaccines. After the first shots were injected Sunday into the arm of 78-year-old Mauricette, a woman in a…
bubmag
December 27, 2020
Paris

Covid-19: France confirms first case of new virus variant

PARIS: French health authorities have confirmed the country's first case of the virus variant that prompted strict new lockdown measures in Britain and global travel restrictions. A French man living in England arrived in France on Dec. 19 and tested positive for the new variant Friday, the French public health…
bubmag
December 26, 2020
Paris

France records 20,262 new cases, 159 deaths in 24 hours

PARIS, Dec. 25 (Xinhua) -- France has recorded 20,262 new coronavirus cases in a 24-hour span, raising the cumulative number of confirmed cases since the start of the epidemic to 2,547,771, according to figures released on Friday by health authorities. Another 159 people have succumbed to the disease in the…
bubmag
December 25, 2020
Paris

Gunman kills 3 French police in domestic abuse standoff

PARIS (AP) — A heavily armed gunman in southern France killed three police officers responding to a domestic violence call at his house and then fled, and he was found dead nearby Wednesday after an apparent suicide, the regional prosecutor said.The unusual killing of three on-duty officers prompted a broad…
bubmag
December 23, 2020
Paris

In France, a pandemic dilemma over holiday rights for elders

PARIS (AP) — Not once in the long months since the pandemic struck has 74-year-old Jean-Francois been able to leave his nursing home in eastern France to visit his daughter or sister. In fact, the retired metal worker thinks it’s been two months since he last stuck his nose outside…
bubmag
December 23, 2020
Paris

French police detain modeling agent in Epstein probe…

LE PECQ, France (AP) — A former model who testified to French police that she was drugged and raped as a teenager by an associate of disgraced late financier Jeffrey Epstein said she wept “tears of joy” Thursday after the modeling agent was taken into custody at Paris’ main airport…
bubmag
December 17, 2020
Paris

Towering Obelisks Are Everywhere. Here’s Why They’re So Awe-inspiring

When it comes to astonishing architectural achievements of ancient Egypt, one clear example comes to mind: the pyramids. But these historic structures aren't the only majestic geometric feats to originate near the Nile. In fact, their rectangular cousin, the obelisk, can be found in countries throughout the world, from Washington,…
bubmag
December 15, 2020