Flame Arrives Onshore, Ignites Excitement for Paris Olympics

Paris Olympics was transferred from the historic Belem tall ship onto French soil, marking the commencement of a 12,000-kilometer torch relay journey across mainland France and its overseas territories

France Boosts Surveillance Ahead of Paris 2024 Olympics Amid Security Concerns

Prime Minister Gabriel Attal has authorized a 20% increase in surveillance resources for French intelligence services, aiming to bolster information-gathering capabilities during the duration of the Olympics

Mass Eviction from France’s Largest Squat Sparks Outcry Ahead of Paris Olympics

Situated in the southern suburb of Vitry-sur-Seine, the squat, housed in an abandoned bus company headquarters, had been a refuge for up to 450 individuals, many of whom were refugees, asylum seekers, or homeless

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

Paris 2024 Olympics organizers defend ticket prices amidst criticism from Athletics Chief Coe

Coe expressed concerns that the high cost of tickets could exclude genuine fans and result in empty seats at the Stade de France, prompting Estanguet to defend the pricing structure

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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