Paris braced for new pro-Palestinian rally after clashesFour days after pro-Palestinians defied a protest ban and clashed with police in Paris, the French capital is preparing for a new march. Wednesday’s rally is legal, but authorities...
France gives go-ahead to pro-Palestinian Paris rallyFrench authorities have given the green light for a pro-Palestine demonstration to be held in Paris on Wednesday, despite previous protests descending into violence.
Israel-Gaza, From Bad to Worse? With no Ceasefire in Sight, Conflict Spillover Felt Elsewhere (part 2)How long can it go on? Fourteen days into the conflict, Israelis and Palestinians are still answering fire with fire. We knew then that hardliners on both sides were ready to dig i...
Israel-Gaza, From Bad to Worse? With no Ceasefire in Sight, Conflict Spillover Felt ElsewhereHow long can it go on? Fourteen days into the conflict, Israelis and Palestinians are still answering fire with fire. We knew then that hardliners on both sides were ready to dig i...
Notorious ‘VIP’ prison in Paris closed for renovationsA temporary home to some of the world’s most notorious criminals, from dictator Manuel Noriega to Carlos the Jackal, the Santé prison in Paris has been emptied of its inmates ahead...
In The Papers
IN THE FRENCH PAPERS
Violence in Paris following banned protestAn overview of the French newspaper headlines: Violence in Paris after two pro-Palestinian marches are banned. Meanwhile, the death toll rises in Gaza.
Clashes as pro-Palestine protesters march in Paris despite banDespite a ban announced Friday, thousands of pro-Palestinian demonstrators marched in Paris Saturday, leading to confrontations with the police and dozens of arrests.
Paris pro-Palestine demo ban blasted as ‘irresponsible’The former head of France’s France-Palestine Solidarity (AFPS) association has called Paris’s ban on Saturday’s planned pro-Palestine demo “irresponsible”, telling FRANCE 24 that o...
Paris bans pro-Palestinian rally planned for SaturdayParis’s police chiefs on Friday banned a pro-Palestinian demonstration planned for Saturday citing a “risk of violence”. France's interior minister said the decision was justi...
The Business Interview
THE BUSINESS INTERVIEW
Gérard Mestrallet, Chairman of Paris Europlace and CEO of GDF SuezMarkus Karlsson talks to Gérard Mestrallet, the head of Paris Europlace, an organization that promotes Paris as an international financial hub. He is also the CEO of French multina...
Paris hygiene tsar slams ‘flushable’ toilet rollsParis is not impressed with a “hygienic and biodegradable” toilet roll which features a flushable tube, insisting the popular product is anything but green and would overwhelm the...
AirBnB users face legal challenges in ParisThe short-term letting website AirBnB is facing increasing challenges in Paris, with complaints from hotel owners adding to the threats of legal action. A number of users have been...
AFRICA - SECURITY