Helicopter carrying six soldiers is detained at mainland port of Bata, hours after French court upheld guilty verdict in embezzlement case against Equatorial Guinea's Vice President Teodoro Obiang Mangue.
French anti-riot police fired teargas after clashes broke out during protests in central Paris as parliament set to vote on a bill drafted by the government aimed at setting up a health pass.
During parliamentary debate, socialist politician and leader of the La France Insoumise party, Jean-Luc Melenchon, introduced a motion to reject the bill which he said was “anti-republican" and “anti-Muslim."
Polls suggested that Le Pen's party had some momentum, with legitimate ambitions to win control of leadership councils in one or more of France’s 12 mainland regions.
Etel Adnan, the daughter of a Turkish officer and an Ottoman Greek mother, born in Lebanon with roots in Turkey, France and the US, has a colourful and thorough retrospective at Istanbul’s Pera Museum, called ‘Impossible Homecoming.’
The four-year anniversary of the al-Nuri’s mosque’s minaret’s destruction is a time to lament the loss of an Iraqi and global symbol of cultural heritage.
IKEA found guilty of setting up an elaborate system to illegally spy on hundreds of employees and job applicants over several years, using private detectives as well as police sources.
Organisers reported 70,000 participants in Paris and 150,000 around the nation, while the Paris police and Interior Ministry put the numbers at 9,000 in the capital and 37,000 nationwide in 119 rallies.
Demonstrations call on governments and international community to take punitive actions against Israel for its 11-day bombing of blockaded Gaza in which nearly 250 Palestinians were killed and hundreds wounded.
The legal provision would have made it illegal to publish on-duty police officers’ images, preventing people from capturing photos and videos of officers to prove police abuse and discrimination.
Rafael Nadal beats the world number one Novak Djokovic 7-5, 1-6, 6-3 in 2 hours and 49 minutes to clinch the title while fellow French Open champion Iga Swiatek claims women's tournament in just 45 minutes.
Rallies are held in major European cities including London, Berlin, Madrid and Paris, as the worst violence by Israel in blockaded Gaza and occupied West Bank in years rages on sixth consecutive day.
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