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.
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).
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.
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.
A loving couple queues in front of a Parisian cafe. "For the brunch, I've got one table at 6pm", a waiter tells them.
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.
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.
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,
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.
Air Astana has once again been named the best airline in Central Asia and India.
Kazakhstan is taking part at Le Bourget Air Show for the first time.
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.
A young composer and pianist from Kazakhstan Takhat-Bi Abdyssagin has opened a music festival in Paris.
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.
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.
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.
High-speed train services resumed Wednesday between Paris, London and Brussels after heavy snow stopped them the day before.
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.
Kazakhstan's Alexandre Vinokourov was operated to remove a metal frame from his hip.
Kazakhstan's Astana will most probably win the race to host EXPO-2017.
- Air Astana
- Gerard Depardieu
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- United States
- Middle East & Africa
- Nursultan Nazarbayev