French Police officer wearing a face masks checks documents of a man in Paris. AP
The surprise attack by a gunman who killed three persons at the Kurdish cultural centre in Paris has triggered protests by the Kurds in the 10th district of Paris and there was an outbreak of violence. The Kurds in the French capital were preparing to observe the 10th anniversary of the killing of three women in 2013 when fresh killings of
Twenty rights groups — including Amnesty International and Medicins du Monde — on Wednesday denounced France’s “punitive policy” towards migrants held in the country’s detention centres.
French police are evacuating at least 900 migrants from a gym and a nearby tent camp near the English Channel, citing concerns about security and hygiene. A spokesman for the Nord region said the migrants being removed from Tuesday
France has been under a nightly curfew since mid-December and in parts of the country, including Paris, the movement of citizens has been restricted and some non-essential stores closed. Bars, restaurants and cinemas have been closed for months.
“We need our factories to reopen because we need to run our families,” said a garment worker. “Hunger doesn’t wait,” she added on television. Statements like these will keep worrying us, and always, if we don’t consider ways to deal with the galloping population in the developing world. It is a part of the world where water, food,
Some advice to clear up any confusion you might have over recent events in the land of the red, white and blue: Assume that everyone is armed and dangerous. That includes my furtive neighbours, the grumpy mail carrier, the impatient patrons in the queue at Walmart and the overworked clerks, the road rage guy tailgating me
While the Congress was going through the process of electing a new president, Rahul Gandhi was on a march from Kanyakumari at the southern tip of the subcontinent to Srinagar, capital of Jammu and Kashmir, in the north. Since Mahatma Gandhi, with 78 volunteers, walked 385 kilometres from his ashram in
Two recent road safety violations I witnessed tell me of the drivers’ deliberate ignorance. A father holds his son on his lap in the driver’s seat and ‘controls’ the steering. He smiles and enjoys the ‘drive.’ He often looks outside. His attention may be diverted as he talks to the family sitting next to him and another two in the back seat.