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Picasso’s painting Death of Nature won the raffle in Paris

Written by Ya Chun WangParis An Italian won a Picasso painting worth 1 million euros on Wednesday at a fundraiser by Christie’s auction house in Paris. The “1 Picasso for 100 euros” initiative is organized by the Aider Les Autres charity (help for others) with the approval of the Picasso administration. More than 200,000 people took part in the competition …

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Refugee accused of delivering machetes used for the Rwandan genocide in 1994 is arrested outside Paris

Rwandan businessman Felicien Kabuga was arrested outside of Paris on Saturday, more than 20 years after he was accused of allegedly delivering machetes and broadcasting violent propaganda during the 1994 Rwandan genocide. He was accused of delivering machetes and training the Hutu Interahamwe militia responsible for mass murders that killed more than 800,000 ethnic Tutsis and Hutu moderates who tried …

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Violent protests in the suburbs of Paris reflect tensions

After five weeks of worsening inequalities, the incident brought the simmering tensions to a boiling point in the poor and densely populated French suburbs. Video footage from Villeneuve-la-Garenne last week showed demonstrators pointing fireworks at the police and reacting with tear gas. The violent demonstrations spread to other Paris suburbs, including Hauts-de-Seine, where a primary school was set on fire …

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British singer Peter Doherty was arrested in Paris for buying cocaine

British singer Pete Doherty was arrested in Paris for buying cocaine, the authorities said. The 40-year-old Libertines and Babyshambles former frontman was arrested on Thursday night after he was stopped by the police during a drug deal. The Paris prosecutor's office announced. The French press did not confirm that Doherty had 2 grams of cocaine with him and was arrested …

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Paris climate accords: US notifies UN of intention to withdraw

Media caption Media caption Watch Trump explain why it is getting out of the Paris climate accord The US has not started the process of withdrawing from the Paris Agreement Expressed as "regret and disappointment at the move". The global climate change accord, culminating the day after the 2020 US election. The US government says the deal puts an "unfair …

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President Trump says the United States will resign from the Paris Climate Agreement

In a statement on Monday afternoon, Foreign Minister Mike Pompeo said the government had officially notified the United Nations of its plans. "In international climate discussions, we will continue to offer a realistic and pragmatic model Real world outcomes show that innovation and open markets are leading to greater prosperity, reduced emissions and safer energy sources," Pompeo said. "We will …

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The & # 39; Blob & # 39 ;: The Paris Zoo reveals an unusual organism that can heal itself and has 720 sexes

Meet the "Blob", an unusual organism shown on Saturday at the Zoological Park in Paris as part of a unique exhibition demonstrating its rare abilities. Slime fungus, officially known as Physarum polycephalum (or "the many-headed slime"), is neither a plant nor an animal or a fungus. He has no two sexes – male and female – – It has 720. …

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Messer attack in the Paris police headquarters leads to at least 4 deaths

Paris – According to a French union official, at least four police officers were stabbed to death by a clerk on Thursday at the Paris police headquarters. The unidentified attacker was shot dead by a police officer, police union officials said, Loïc Travers of the Alliance Police National Union. He said the attacker had begun attacking officers in his office …

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