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Paris Police Have Arrested 1,500 Pickpockets On Metro Since January

So far this year French police say they have arrested close to 1,500 individuals for pickpocketing on Paris’ metro system as plainclothes police attempt to address the problematic criminal element on the city public transit system. The number of arrests

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Riots, Road Accidents Mar French World Cup Partying

Paris (AFP) – Dozens of youths shattered windows at a popular store on the Champs Elysees avenue Sunday while hundreds of thousands of fans celebrated France’s World Cup victory, according to an AFP journalist at the scene.

The “free Iran” rally held in Paris this past weekend by the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI)

Exiled Opposition Holds ‘Free Iran’ Rally in Paris as Protests Continue at Home

Calls for an Iran without its current “dictatorial regime” were met with strengthened hope during the annual “free Iran” rally held in Paris this past weekend by the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI), an exiled Paris-based Iranian opposition group allied with the Mujaheddin-e-Khalq (MEK).

Before the conference started, French President Emmanuel Macron met Libya's UN-backed Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj at the Elysee Palace in Paris

Libyan Factions Tentatively Agree to Hold National Elections in December

Representatives of the warring factions that control portions of chaotic Libya tentatively agreed to hold national elections on December 10 during a conference in Paris on Tuesday. They also resolved to make progress toward drafting a constitution by September.

Armed police officers patrol in the courtyard of the Louvre museum near where a soldier opened fire after he was attacked in Paris, Friday, Feb. 3, 2017. A knife-wielding man shouting "Allahu akbar" attacked French soldiers on patrol near the Louvre Museum Friday in what officials described as a suspected …

‘Major Risk’: France to Release 40 Terror Convicts

PARIS (AP) — France’s anti-terrorism prosecutor says about 40 convicted terrorists are due to be released from French prisons this year and next, calling the re-entry into society of the unrepentant ones a “major risk.”

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Parents, Friend of Chechnya-Born Paris Attacker Questioned

PARIS (AP) — Investigators working to understand why a 20-year-old French citizen born in the Russian republic of Chechnya went on a stabbing rampage in central Paris detained the dead suspect’s parents and a friend Sunday, French officials said.