Man Detained in Bordeaux Over Suspected Violent Plans During Olympic Torch Relay

French Interior Minister Gérald Darmanin confirmed the arrest on the social media platform X, stating that the detainee was plotting potential violence during the passage of the Olympic torch relay in Bordeaux. However, the specifics of his plan and intended target remained unclear

Paris Olympics Opening Ceremony Admission Changed to Ticketed Event, Citing Security Concerns

Originally slated for July 26, the opening ceremony was envisioned as a grand spectacle welcoming up to 600,000 spectators, with most expected to view the extravaganza gratis from the picturesque riverbanks of the Seine

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Rafael Nadal’s Final Act: The King of Clay Prepares for One Last Battle at Roland-Garros

As nadal steps onto the hallowed courts of Roland-Garros for his 19th tournament, the atmosphere is thick with nostalgia and reverence. His first opponent, Germany's Alexander Zverev, awaits him on Monday in what promises to be a poignant encounter

France Ends State of Emergency in New Caledonia Amid Ongoing Unrest

The measure, set to end at 20:00 local time, was implemented in response to two weeks of intense riots triggered by disputed electoral reforms and deep-rooted economic disparities between the indigenous Kanak population and residents of European descent

Russian Glide Bomb Attack on Kharkiv Supermarket Kills 12, Wounds 43

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky disclosed that over 200 people might have been inside the supermarket at the time of the bombing. Describing the attack as an act of "Russian madness," Zelensky condemned Russian President Vladimir Putin and his forces for their actions

Paris Orly Airport: 70% of Flights Canceled This Weekend as Air Controllers Strike

The disruption, set to commence from 0400 GMT on Saturday and extend through late Sunday, has cast a shadow over travel plans for thousands of passengers, exacerbating concerns as France braces for the impending Paris Olympics

Paris City Hall Votes to Increase Eiffel Tower Admission Price Amid Renovation

Currently, visitors embark on their ascent to the summit of the Eiffel Tower for €29.40 ($31.90). However, by June 17, that fee will rise to €35.30, marking a significant adjustment aimed at bolstering resources for the vital restoration efforts