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Explosion during Paris musical rehearsal injures at least 15
Explosion during Paris musical rehearsal injures at least 15

Around 15 people were injured on Friday, five of them seriously, in an accidental explosion during rehearsals for a Paris musical, just hours before the show was due to start, police sources and an employee said.

Explosion during Paris musical rehearsal injures at least 15
Copy of Napoleon's will fetches $480,000 at Paris auction
Copy of Napoleon's will fetches $480,000 at Paris auction

A copy of Napoleon Bonaparte's will, drawn up in 1821 when the former French emperor was living in exile, has been sold at auction for 357,000 euros ($480,000).

Copy of Napoleon's will fetches $480,000 at Paris auction
Greenpeace activist hangs off Eiffel Tower in protest against Russia
Greenpeace activist hangs off Eiffel Tower in protest against Russia

A Greenpeace activist Saturday staged a protest in a tent suspended from the second floor of the Eiffel Tower against Russia's detention of 30 members of the environmental lobby group.

Greenpeace activist hangs off Eiffel Tower in protest against Russia
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Kazakhstan’s PM Serik Akhmetov to visit Paris

He is expected to meet Secretary General of the International Exhibitions Bureau (BIE) Vicente Gonzalez, OECD secretary general Angel Gurría and French PM Jean-Marc Ayrault.

Kazakhstan’s PM Serik Akhmetov to visit Paris
For one month only, Paris pokes fun at Parisians
For one month only, Paris pokes fun at Parisians

A loving couple queues in front of a Parisian cafe. "For the brunch, I've got one table at 6pm", a waiter tells them.

For one month only, Paris pokes fun at Parisians
Naomi Campbell comes undone at Paris fashion week
Naomi Campbell comes undone at Paris fashion week

Naomi Campbell drew cheers on the catwalk at Paris fashion week when the 43-year-old supermodel opened the first haute couture show of the season for Versace.

Naomi Campbell comes undone at Paris fashion week
Men dare to bare at Paris fashion
Men dare to bare at Paris fashion

Belgian designer Raf Simons on Wednesday got Paris fashion week off to an unconventional start, bussing hundreds of people out to the distinctly less than fashionable Paris suburb of Le Bourget.

Men dare to bare at Paris fashion
Paris fashion week kicks off
Paris fashion week kicks off

After London and Milan, Paris on Wednesday picks up the fashion baton with the start of nine days of catwalk collections for 2014 kicking off with menswear and ending with haute couture,

Paris fashion week kicks off
Tamy Glauser. Photo courtesy of models.com
'Androgynous' Swiss model, new catwalk star

In a quiet Paris street, model Tamy Glauser, with a shaven head since chopping off her "pretty" long locks six years ago, offers an impromptu demonstration of two very different catwalk techniques.

'Androgynous' Swiss model, new catwalk star
President of Air Astana Peter Foster. Photo by Roza Yessenkulova©
Air Astana awarded at Le Bourget

Air Astana has once again been named the best airline in Central Asia and India.

Air Astana awarded at Le Bourget
Embraer-190. Photo by Ruslan Timerbayev/Air Astana
Kazakhstan presents aircraft at Le Bourget

Kazakhstan is taking part at Le Bourget Air Show for the first time.

Kazakhstan presents aircraft at Le Bourget
Paris unveils new eyeful from Eiffel Tower
Paris unveils new eyeful from Eiffel Tower

Visitors to the Eiffel Tower began getting a little extra for the price of their entry ticket on Thursday with the unveiling of a new landmark on Paris's artistic landscape.

Paris unveils new eyeful from Eiffel Tower
Young composer and pianist from Kazakhstan Takhat-Bi Abdyssagin. Print media department photo
Young Kazakhstan composer opens music festival in Paris

A young composer and pianist from Kazakhstan Takhat-Bi Abdyssagin has opened a music festival in Paris.

Young Kazakhstan composer opens music festival in Paris
Depardieu due back in court on drink-driving charge
Depardieu due back in court on drink-driving charge

Gerard Depardieu was due in a Paris court Friday to face a drink-driving charge but it was unclear whether the eccentric French actor would show up after skipping a previous court date.

Depardieu due back in court on drink-driving charge
Munching sheep replace lawn mowers in Paris
Munching sheep replace lawn mowers in Paris

Four little black sheep on Wednesday left the countryside and began their new careers in the city: working as eco-friendly lawn mowers in a largely working-class district in northeastern Paris.

Munching sheep replace lawn mowers in Paris
'I love Paris' may soon be passe for Chinese tourists
'I love Paris' may soon be passe for Chinese tourists

Mass muggings and attacks on Chinese tourists in Paris have spawned alarm and warnings of a decline in the number of free-spending visitors from the Asian giant who swarm to France.

'I love Paris' may soon be passe for Chinese tourists
Paris train services with Brussels, London resume
Paris train services with Brussels, London resume

High-speed train services resumed Wednesday between Paris, London and Brussels after heavy snow stopped them the day before.

Paris train services with Brussels, London resume
US Congrassman Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA) (L). ©REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
US Congress team warns Iraq after attack on Iranian refugees

A team of US Congressmen met with the Iranian dissident group MEK in Paris on Sunday and threatened to declare Iraq's prime minister a sponsor of terrorism after a deadly attack on an Iranian exile camp there.

US Congress team warns Iraq after attack on Iranian refugees
Kazakhstan cyclist Alexandre Vinokourov. ©Yaroslav Radlovskiy
Cycling: Alexandre Vinokourov had surgery in Paris

Kazakhstan's Alexandre Vinokourov was operated to remove a metal frame from his hip.

Cycling: Alexandre Vinokourov had surgery in Paris
Astana has good chances to host EXPO-2017

Kazakhstan's Astana will most probably win the race to host EXPO-2017.

Astana has good chances to host EXPO-2017