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BTS K-Pop concert damages Stade de France pitch before rugby final

Jun 15, 2019 - 12:32 PM

The field's area affected by the concert will be replaced before the game scheduled on Saturday

(FILES) In this file photo taken on January 15, 2019 South Korean boy band BTS, also known as the Bangtan Boys, pose on the red carpet at the 28th Seoul Music Awards in Seoul. - The seven-piece South Korean boy band, whose world tour "Love Yourself: Speak Yourself", came to Paris for two nights late last week, after a string of sold-out shows in Los Angeles, Chicago and London's iconic Wembley Stadium. (Photo by Jung Yeon-je / AFP)

France marks one year since Paris attacks

Nov 13, 2016 - 12:06 PM

3rd UPDATE French President Francois Hollande unveils plaques at sites across the city that were attacked by the Islamic State

French President Francois Hollande (L) and Paris' Mayor Anne Hidalgo unveil a commemorative plaque at the Bataclan concert hall in Paris on November 13, 2016, during a ceremony marking the first anniversary of the Paris terror attacks. 130 people were killed on November 13, 2015 by gunmen and suicide bombers from the Islamic State (IS) group in a series of coordinated attacks in and around Paris.    / AFP PHOTO / POOL / Christophe Petit Tesson

Stade de France falls silent for terror victims

Nov 12, 2016 - 10:45 AM

A capacity crowd of 80 000 at the national stadium falls silent prior to kick off in France s 2018 World Cup qualifier against Sweden almost exactly a year on from the attacks which killed 130 people

MOMENT OF SILENCE. France's and Sweden's players hold a minute of silence to mark the one-year anniversary of the November 13 Paris attacks ahead of their 2018 World Cup group A qualifying football match at the Stade de France in Saint-Denis, north of Paris, on November 11, 2016. FRANCK FIFE / AFP

Paris attacks suspect Abdeslam captured in Brussels

Mar 19, 2016 - 10:48 AM

UPDATED Former small time criminal Salah Abdeslam is believed to be the last surviving member of the 10 man jihadist team that carried out attacks on the Bataclan rock venue restaurants bars and the Stade de France stadium

ARRESTED. Belgian security forces seal off an area during an anti-terror operation in the Molenbeek neighborhood of Brussels, Belgium, March 18, 2016. Media reports claim that fugitive terror suspect Salah Abdeslam has been wounded but arrested alive during the anti-terror operation in Molenbeek that was carried out within the investigations linked to last year's Paris terror attacks. Photo by Laurent Dubrule/EPA

France accepts Russian replacement for police dog killed in Paris attack

Nov 28, 2015 - 7:27 PM

France warmly accepts the offer of a puppy from Russia as a replacement for a police dog named Diesel that was killed during operations after the November 13 terror attacks in Paris

U2 reschedule Paris concerts delayed by attacks

Nov 24, 2015 - 10:18 AM

U2 s new show dates include a performance to be broadcast on HBO

TRIBUTE. Bono and David Howell Evans of U2 lay flowers lay flowers at a tribute to the victims of the Paris terror attacks, outside the Bataclan theatre in Paris on November 14. The band has rescheduled their two cancelled shows following the attacks. Photo by Malte Christians/EPA

Russia gives France puppy to replace police dog killed by jihadists

Nov 21, 2015 - 8:28 PM

The dog is named Dobrynya Nikitch after a hero of Russian folk legend famed for his strength goodness and courage

NEW PUPPY. Russia is offering send France a puppy named Dobrynya to replace Diesel, a Belgian Shepherd killed in a huge raid north of Paris earlier in the week. Photo from the official website of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation

US filmmaker Michael Moore opens home to Syrian refugees

Nov 21, 2015 - 10:30 AM

This is a response to the Michigan governor s decision to turn away refugees in light of the Paris attacks

MICHAEL MOORE. The director opens up his home to Syrian refugees. In the photo, Moore is at a Workers' Union rally in Portugal in May 2015. File photo by Jose Sena Goulao/EPA

Paris attacks: what we know so far

Nov 15, 2015 - 11:46 PM

2ND UPDATE Investigators are now trying to find out who the attackers are how they carried out a vast coordinated attack and why

Armed police officers go on foot patrol around Notre-Dame cathedral and the Saint-German neighbourhood, in Paris, France, 14 November 2015. EPA/IAN LANGSDON

LIST: Foreign victims of Paris bloodbath

Nov 15, 2015 - 10:38 PM

2nd UPDATE At least 129 dead and more than 300 are injured in Friday s deadly terrorist attacks in the French capital

People light candles in tribute to the victims of the Paris attacks, outside the French embassy in Berlin, Germany, 13 November 2015. EPA/LUKAS SCHULZE

Omar Ismail Mostefai: from petty criminal to cold-blooded terrorist

Nov 15, 2015 - 12:43 PM

Identified by his finger found among the rubble of the Bataclan concert hall the 29 year old was one of 3 men who blew himself up in the bloodiest scene of the carnage

Outside view of the Bataclan theatre, as the French Special Forces light the building the scene of a hostage situation, in Paris, France, November 14, 2015. EPA/YOAN VALAT

Sports stars, fans around the world offer support after Paris attacks

Nov 15, 2015 - 10:31 AM

From Sao Paulo to Shanghai London to Prague sport defiantly united in its condemnation of the Paris attacks

Matthew Fitzpatrick of England wears a black ribbon to commemorate the victims of the Paris attacks during the BMW Shanghai Masters golf tournament in Shanghai, China. Photo by Johannes Eisele/AFP

World leaders convene to condemn Paris terror, narrow Syria divide

Nov 15, 2015 - 10:28 AM

An official in the French delegation says it was expected that during the meetings there would a particular emphasis on terrorism following deadly attacks in Paris

Police officers gather outside the Bataclan concert venue in Paris, France, 13 November 2015, where a gunman has reportedly taken people hostage. Photo by Christophe Petit Tesson/EPA

Syria's Assad blames France as Arab world condemns Paris attacks

Nov 15, 2015 - 9:57 AM

Syrian President Bashar al Assad says France s mistaken policies have contributed to the spread of terrorism

'Three teams' in Paris onslaught as police hunt suspects

Nov 15, 2015 - 8:00 AM

A 29 year old Frenchman is confirmed as one of the 7 attackers while two other men who registered as refugees in Greece have been linked to the atrocities

A general view of damage outside the Bataclan concert venue in Paris, France, 13 November 2015, where a gunman has reportedly taken people hostage. Photo by Christophe Petit Tesson/EPA

Paris' 4 hours of terror

Nov 15, 2015 - 7:46 AM

Here is a timeline of the four hours of terror in the French capital on Friday night November 13

A victim lies on the ground covered by a white sheet outside of the Cafe Bonne Biere in Paris, on November 13, 2015 following an attack. Photo by Kenzo Tribouillard/AFP

German football team spent night in Paris stadium after attacks

Nov 14, 2015 - 8:17 PM

The attacks at several locations in Paris erupt in the middle of Germany s away match against France at the Stade de France

A NIGHT IN THE STADIUM. Players of German national football team react after the final whistle of the international friendly match against France at Stade de France. At least 26 people have died in attacks in Paris on Friday, November 13 after reports of a shootout and explosions near the Stade de France stadium. Photo from UWE ANSPACH/EPA

Shock, horror for 80,000 fans at Stade de France after Paris attacks

Nov 14, 2015 - 11:58 AM

When 3 loud explosions were heard from outside Stade de France football soon drifted from the minds of spectators during the friendly match between France and Germany

Over 128 killed, 180 injured in Paris attacks

Nov 14, 2015 - 6:25 AM

9th UPDATE President Francois Hollande has declared a state of emergency across the entire country Eight of the suspected attackers are among the dead

DEATH TOLL 'MUCH HEAVIER'. A general view of damage outside the Bataclan concert venue in Paris, France, November 13, 2015, where a gunman has reportedly taken people hostage. Photo by Christophe Petit Tesson/EPA