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Dior celebrates 1950s rebels at fashion week lacking Lagerfeld

26 Feb 2019

PARIS Christian Dior lit up the Paris catwalk with a celebration of 1950s youth culture on Tuesday while designers paid tributes to this fashion week's big absentee, late Chanel creative director Karl Lagerfeld. | Video

Iran's first president says Khomeini betrayed 1979 Islamic revolution

04 Feb 2019

VERSAILLES, France Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini betrayed the principles of the Iranian revolution after sweeping to power in 1979, his first president told Reuters, leaving a "very bitter" taste among some of those who had returned with him to Tehran in triumph.

In a quiet French village, a cleric plotted Iran's revolution

31 Jan 2019

NEAUPHLE-LE-CHATEAU, France Forty years ago this month, the man who would go on to lead the Islamic revolution in Iran lived in a simple house in a village outside Paris, spending his days cross-legged under an apple tree in the garden, contemplating insurrection.

Leaders of France and Germany in poignant show of unity 100 years after WW1

10 Nov 2018

COMPIEGNE, France One hundred years after the guns of World War One fell silent, the leaders of France and Germany held hands and rested their heads against one another in a poignant ceremony to mark the signing of the Armistice peace agreement.

The artist as an algorithm: robot-made Rembrandt for sale

22 Sep 2018

PARIS Robots can do many of the jobs previously performed by humans, but could they ever replace artists? | Video

French train strikes resume as unions square off with Macron

09 Apr 2018

PARIS Travelers grappled with another crippling wave of transport strikes in France on Sunday, as train workers protested President Emmanuel Macron's economic reforms and a stand-off between the government and rail unions hardened. | Video

French train strikes resume as unions square off with Macron

09 Apr 2018

PARIS Travellers grappled with another crippling wave of transport strikes in France on Sunday, as train workers protested President Emmanuel Macron's economic reforms and a stand-off between the government and rail unions hardened. | Video

Paris atelier provides safe haven for exiled artists

03 Feb 2018

PARIS Paris, whose bohemian culture attracted some of the world's finest painters at the turn of the 20th century, is opening its doors to a new wave of talent, driven its way this time by war and poverty. | Video

HRW says Trump is 'disaster' for human rights, fuels authoritarians

18 Jan 2018

PARIS U.S. President Donald Trump's record on human rights in his first year in office has been a "disaster" and has encouraged oppression by authoritarian leaders from China to Russia, the head of Human Rights Watch said in an interview on Wednesday. | Video

Too racy for Louvre, sex sculpture finds home at Pompidou Centre

17 Oct 2017

PARIS In the end it was just too kinky for the Louvre.

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