Macron visits riot-damaged Arc de Triomphe, state of emergency mulled

PARIS (Reuters) – President Emmanuel Macron rushed to the Arc de Triomphe on Sunday after one of France’s most revered monuments was vandalized by rioters, with the government considering a state of emergency after the worst bout of unrest for years. Police work around the message, “The Yellow Vests will Triumph” written on the Arc
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FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump and Russia’s President Vladimir Putin are seen during the G20 leaders summit in Buenos Aires, Argentina November 30, 2018. REUTERS/Marcos Brindicci BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) – The Kremlin hopes that U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin can meet and hold talks before a G20 summit in Japan
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JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israeli police on Sunday said they had found enough evidence for bribery and fraud charges to be brought against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife in a third corruption case against the Israeli leader. FILE PHOTO: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attends the weekly cabinet meeting in Jerusalem November 25, 2018.
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Image copyright NYPD Police in New York are hunting a couple who got engaged in Times Square on Friday but lost the ring down a grate. CCTV images show the romantic proposal going wrong and the pair unsuccessfully trying to retrieve the piece of jewellery. After seeing the footage officers managed to rescue the ring,
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FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, Michael Gove leaves his office in London, Britain, November 19, 2018. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls/File Photo LONDON (Reuters) – British environment minister Michael Gove said on Sunday he believed the government could win a vote in parliament on its Brexit deal, again arguing that the
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Image copyright Reuters Image caption Restaurants and shops were burnt during the riots French President Emmanuel Macron will lead an urgent security meeting on Sunday, following a day of riots by hundreds of anti-government protesters in Paris. A government spokesperson said a state of emergency could be imposed to tackle the unrest. Protests over fuel
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FILE PHOTO: Tear gas fills the air as protesters wearing yellow vests, a symbol of a French drivers’ protest against higher diesel taxes, demonstrate near the Arc de Triomphe in Paris, France, December 1, 2018. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe PARIS (Reuters) – French President Emmanuel Macron immediately went to the Arc de Triomphe after returning to Paris
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Image copyright Reuters Image caption Benjamin Netanyahu (right) and his wife Sara are suspected of awarding regulatory favours to a telecom firm Israeli police have recommended indicting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife Sara for alleged fraud and bribery. They are suspected of awarding regulatory favours to the Bezeq telecom firm in return for
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BARCELONA (Reuters) – A Spanish fishing boat carrying 11 migrants rescued off the coast of Libya is heading to Malta, the Spanish government said on Sunday, bringing an end to a protracted standoff to find a safe port for the boat amid increasing European resistance to accepting migrants. After offering to take more than 600
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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s attorney general will make a statement to parliament on Monday on what legal advice the government has received on its Brexit deal and lawmakers should be satisfied by it, the chairman of the governing Conservative Party said on Sunday. “This is an unprecedented situation and that’s why we’ve got an unprecedented
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