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Thousands Of French Homes Left In Dark, Trains Disrupted As Storm Sweeps Across Europe

Oct 21, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

The powerful winds swept across swaths of northern France, the Netherlands and Belgium causing damage and electricity disruptions.

China Kick Starts Its Six Month Space Mission With Shenzhou-13 Spacecraft

Oct 16, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

China's military-run space programme plans to send multiple crews to the station over the next two years to make it fully functional.


Iran's First President After 1979 Islamic Revolution Abolhassan Banisadr Dies

Abolhassan Banisadr had fled Iran after being impeached for challenging the growing power of clerics as the nation became a theocracy.

Pope Expresses 'Shame' For Child Sexual Abuse Within Clergy In France

Oct 06, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

The pope spoke during his regular audience at the Vatican about a report released Tuesday that estimated some 330,000 French children were abused by clergy and other church authority figures dating back to 1950.


French Senators Reach Taiwan Amid Heightened Tensions With China

China's ambassador to France Lu Shaye sent a warning letter in February calling on Richard to cancel the Taiwan visit, according to local media reports.

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30 September, 2021

Ex-French President Nicolas Sarkozy Convicted In Campaign Financing Case

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Nicolas Sarkozy is accused of having spent almost twice the maximum legal amount of 22.5 million euros ($27.5 million) on the reelection bid that he lost to Socialist Francois Hollande.


18 September, 2021

France's Notre Dame Cathedral Secured At Last, Rebuilding Awaits

Associated Press (AP)

Carpenters, scaffolding experts, professional climbers, organ mechanics and others took part in the effort, which included special temporary structures to secure the iconic towers, vaults and walls of the huge roofless structure, and a special 'umbrella' to protect it from the weather.


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Members of the Muslim community conduct Friday prayers in an open site amid heavy police presence, during protests by residents and members of various pro-Hindu organisations, at Sector 12 area, in Gurugram.

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Bihar Governor Fagu Chauhan presents a memonto to President Ram Nath Kovind at Raj Bhawan, in Patna.

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A worker arranges lanterns at a shop ahead of the Diwali festival, in Thane.

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A security person stands guard near the venue of Union Home Minister Amit Shah's scheduled public meeting, in Jammu.

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Workers weigh groundnut at Khetiwadi Utpann Bazar Samiti yard at Bedi in Rajkot.

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