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Machete-wielding man attacks soldier near Louvre museum in Paris

A French soldier guarding the Louvre museum in Paris has shot a man who tried to attack a security patrol with a machete shouting "Allahu Akbar" on Friday, police said. IMAGE: French police secure......

Louvre shut, thousands evacuated as France declares flood emergency

The world's most visited museum, the Louvre in Paris, will remain closed on Friday as the River Seine surged to its highest level for over 30 years in the French capital following torrential......

REVEALED: Al Qaeda's plan to blow up Eiffel Tower, Louvre

A plot by Islamist militants to blow up the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre art museum and a nuclear power plant has been foiled, the French police said. As France announced new measures to counter......

Diamonds robbed from Louvre

Two diamonds worth over $14 million were robbed mid-afternoon from an antique dealers' show at the Paris Louvre museum yesterday. Thegems, one a white 47 carat and the other a 15.74 carat blue......

Mona Lisa starts to age

The Mona Lisa's enigmatic smile is beginning to fade. Curators at the Louvre, the Paris museum where the 500-year-old painting is housed, have warned that Leonardo da Vinci's masterpiece was......

India is the 10th wealthiest nation in the world, US leads

India is ranked 10 among the 20 wealthiest countries in the world in terms of private wealth held by individuals, says a report by Johannesburg-based The New World Wealth, a research consultancy......

Chinese boss gifts 6,400 employees a holiday in France!

Image: 6,400 Chinese employees gifted a holiday in France. Photograph: Reuters     China's Tiens Group Co. Ltd is treating more than half of its 12,000 employees to a four-day holiday......

Mumbai's classy T2 terminal to rival world-class art museums

Mumbai International Airport's new T2 terminal has an art collection to rival world-class museums, a miscellany of cultural nuances that embodies India. So there's the Louvre in Paris, and then......

16 top museums of the world

A trip to the museum is always fascinating. It makes one familiar with history. To know a particular place well, one should always pay a visit to the local museum. In this slide show, we......

Why Paris is a tourist's delight

There are very few places in the world that are as closely identified with tourism as the French capital, Paris. The city is not only known as the most romantic place on Earth, but is also famous......

Bollywood's Paris connection!

'Paris isn't for changing planes. It's...it's for changing your outlook. For throwing open the windows and letting in, letting in la vie en rose.' 'Paris is for lovers. Maybe that's why I stayed......

PIX: Shama Sikander's EXOTIC holiday in France, Venice, Italy...

Bollywood stars go for the loveliest holidays -- exotic locations with a lot of adventure thrown in. So we decided to document their travels with a special series. Lisa Haydon went on a lovely......

PIX: Mallika Sherawat's FANTASTIC French holiday

Bollywood stars go for the loveliest holidays -- exotic locations with a lot of adventure thrown in. So we decided to document their travels with a special series. Powerhouse Ranveer Singh......

Night At the Museum 2 is boring

The only good thing one can say about a movie like Night At the Museum: Battle of The Smithsonian is that it provided gainful employment for a few hundred behind-the-scenes people. Since a lot of......

What's the da Vinci fuss about?

For the three or four among you who haven't heard of Dan Brown, his novel Da Vinci Code, or the controversy surrounding the film set to release in India this week, a quick primer.>Da Vinci Code:......

Thwarted machete attack clouds Paris 2024 Olympics bid

France has been hit by a series of militant Islamist attacks over the past two years in which more than 230 people have been killed. IMAGE: The Eiffel Tower is lit in the colours of the Olympic......

Euro 2016: French floods, strikes cast pall over tournament

IMAGE: French riot policemen attend a drill at the Marseille railway station, France, May 4, 2016, in preparation of security measures for the UEFA 2016 European Championship. Photograph......

Anand beats Ding Liren, rises to sixth

World champion Viswanathan Anand crashed through the defenses of Chinese champion Ding Liren and jumped to sixth spot after the end of the fifth round in the Alekhine memorial chess tournament, at......

Adams shocks Anand in Alekhine memorial chess tournament

World champion Viswanathan Anand made a disappointing start as he suffered a shock defeat at the hands of Englishman Michael Adams in the first round of Alekhine Memorial Chess Tournament in Paris......
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Donors urged to guard heritage threatened by war, extremism

France is trying to raise tens of millions of dollars from international donors to protect cultural heritage sites threatened by war and the kind... ...

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Paris airport evacuated as man shot dead

Paris: A man has been shot and killed by security forces after attempting to seize a soldiers gun at Orly airport in Paris on Saturday morning, a... ...

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Two suspects charged in France over possible terror plot

Two men who had been arrested on suspicion of planning an "imminent" terror attack in France were charged, legal sources said. The suspects, one... ...

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Suspect in Louvre attack placed under formal investigation

PARIS A man who attacked soldiers with machetes at the Louvre museum in Paris was placed under formal investigation on Friday, a judicial source... ...

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Four held in France over 'imminent' attack

French anti-terrorist police today arrested four people in southern France on suspicion of preparing what Interior Minister Bruno Le Roux said was... ...

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