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    • France hosts world leaders to address global challenges

      France hosts world leaders to address global challenges

      French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday welcomed more than 30 heads of state and government at the second annual Paris Peace Forum aimed at finding solutions to global challenges ranging from climate change and terrorism to migration and cyber security. Making an impassioned plea for multilateralism in his opening address at the Paris Peace Forum, Macron called on all delegates to come together to fight climate change, economic inequalities, terrorism, disinformation and cybercrime.

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    • Protesters tarnished France’s National day

      Protesters tarnished France’s National day

      French police fired tear gas at protesters during a tense standoff in central Paris on Sunday in the aftermath of the annual Bastille Day military parade on the Champs-Elysees, news wires reported. Officers attempted to disperse dozens of protesters, who chanted anti-government slogans, knocked down security barriers erected for the parade and set fire to refuse bins.

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    • Paris tops list of world's most expensive cities

      Paris tops list of world's most expensive cities

      Paris, the French capital, moved up one place among the world's most expensive cities to shares the title together with Hong Kong and Singapore, according to the Economist Intelligence Unit's 2019 Worldwide Cost of Living Survey, released last Tuesday. The list is compiled when comparing the prices of more than 150 items in 133 cities around the world. Singapore stays at the top for the sixth year in a row.

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