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Exclusive: Japan businessman paid $8.2 million by Tokyo Olympics bid lobbied figure at center of French corruption probe

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TOKYO/PARIS (HeadlineNews) – A businessman who received millions of dollars for his work on Tokyo’s successful campaign to host the 2020 Olympics, which was postponed
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Iran releases French academic Roland Marchal: French official

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PARIS (HeadlineNews) – Iranian authorities have released French academic Roland Marchal, who has been imprisoned in Iran since June 2019, a French presidency official said
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Trials of potential coronavirus treatments start for some existing drugs

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(HeadlineNews) – Drugs used for treating arthritis are being tested as treatments for COVID-19, the disease caused by a new coronavirus, as researchers rush to
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France’s cafes opened through the war, but not the coronavirus

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PARIS (HeadlineNews) – The Cafe de Flore, once the drinking hole of Simone de Beauvoir and Jean-Paul Sartre, and the Brasserie Lipp continued serving customers
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U.N. headquarters in New York to slash staff presence for four weeks over coronavirus

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UNITED NATIONS (HeadlineNews) – The United Nations said it will slash its staff presence at its New York headquarters for four weeks, starting Monday, after
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‘We need a social life’ – French stick to cafe culture despite coronavirus

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PARIS (HeadlineNews) – At lunchtime in a busy Paris restaurant area, hundreds of people are soaking up the sun, eating, chatting and smoking on cafe
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Policymakers ramp up support as coronavirus shreds markets

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SINGAPORE/WASHINGTON (HeadlineNews) – Governments and central banks readied more emergency measures to tackle the economic impacts of the coronavirus on Friday as Asian markets suffered
Entertainment

Louis Vuitton’s clash of styles wraps up Paris Fashion Week

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Designer Nicolas Ghesquiere appears at the end of his Fall/Winter 2020/21 women’s ready-to-wear collection show for fashion house Louis Vuitton during Paris Fashion Week in

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