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France registers over 40 000 new COVID-19 cases, warns of under-reporting

5 November 2020, 3:15 AM

France registered 40 558 new coronavirus cases on Wednesday, compared with 36 330 on Tuesday and a record of 52 518 on Monday, health ministry data showed.

France considers new Paris curfew as lockdown rules are flouted

3 November 2020, 2:14 PM

France could reimpose a night curfew on Paris, and possibly the Ile-de-France region around the capital, amid government frustration that too many people are ignoring a new lockdown as COVID-19 infections spiral higher.

Greek Orthodox priest shot and wounded at church in France

1 November 2020, 1:00 AM

A Greek Orthodox priest was shot and badly wounded on Saturday at a church in the French city of Lyon by an assailant who then fled, a police source and witnesses said.

Three dead as woman beheaded in France, gunman killed in second incident

29 October 2020, 6:01 PM

A knife-wielding attacker shouting “Allahu Akbar” beheaded a woman and killed two other people in a suspected terrorist act at a church in the French city of Nice on Thursday, while a man waving a gun was shot dead by police in a separate incident.

France and Germany thrust into lockdown as second COVID-19 wave sweeps Europe

29 October 2020, 9:33 AM

French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel ordered their countries back into lockdown on Wednesday, as a massive second wave of coronavirus infections threatened to overwhelm Europe before the winter.



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