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PARIS | World Cup win gives France new set of heroes, needed boost

PARIS  — The welcome was grand, the emotion visceral as France’s victorious World Cup team rolled down Paris’ Champs-Elysees Avenue in an open-top bus Monday while tens of thousands of people cheered with unrestrained pride and jets streamed the national colors — blue, white, red — overhead. The crowd that waited for hours to greet … Continue reading PARIS | World Cup win gives France new set of heroes, needed boost

PARIS | The Latest: French leader to soccer team: ‘Don’t change’

PARIS — The Latest on France celebrating team’s World Cup victory (all times local): 8:35 p.m. France‘s World Cup champions are sharing their win on the soccer field with hundreds of youth at the presidential Elysee Palace after getting a hero’s welcome home in Paris. Following a victory lap down the packed Champs-Elysees Avenue in … Continue reading PARIS | The Latest: French leader to soccer team: ‘Don’t change’

PARIS | With flags, song, pride, French celebrate unifying victory

PARIS — It was a victory for all of France and the home crowd did it justice, pouring into Paris’ Champs-Elysees Avenue by the tens of thousands to celebrate in an explosion of joy. France’s 4-2 win over Croatia in the World Cup final in Moscow on Sunday marked the second time in 20 years … Continue reading PARIS | With flags, song, pride, French celebrate unifying victory

PARIS | Qatar’s emir says there’s no deal with Russia over missiles

PARIS  — Qatar’s emir said his country has not reached a deal yet over the purchase of Russia’s most advanced air defense missile system. In a news conference in Paris on Friday, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani said “it’s true we discussed it … Until now, there’s nothing.” He declined to provide details. Last … Continue reading PARIS | Qatar’s emir says there’s no deal with Russia over missiles

PARIS | Claude Lanzmann, director of ‘Shoah,’ dies at age 92

PARIS — French director Claude Lanzmann, whose 9½-hour masterpiece “Shoah” bore unflinching witness to the Holocaust through the testimonies of Jewish victims, German executioners and Polish bystanders, has died at the age of 92. Gallimard, the publishing house for Lanzmann’s autobiography, said he died Thursday morning at a hospital in Paris. It gave no further … Continue reading PARIS | Claude Lanzmann, director of ‘Shoah,’ dies at age 92

PARIS | Standing ovation at Valentino caps Paris couture week

PARIS — Rarely does the demure Paris couture week see a standing ovation. Even rarer is the whooping and screaming that echoed around the gilded salons of the Hotel Salomon de Rothschild as Pierpaolo Piccioli took his bow following Valentino’s collection Wednesday evening. Mika, Valentino Garavani, Natalia Vodianova and Tracee Ellis Ross all got to … Continue reading PARIS | Standing ovation at Valentino caps Paris couture week