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More violence in Paris as ‘yellow vests’ keep marching

PARIS: Thousands of French “yellow vest” demonstrators marched on Saturday for their 13th weekend of action, with scuffles in Paris and a demonstrator’s hand mangled by a small explosive. There was also an overnight arson attack on the Brittany residence of the National Assembly head - though no immediate link was made to the actions against President Emmanuel Macron. The “yellow vest” demonstrators, named for high-visibility car jackets, began in mid-November over fuel taxes then broadened into a more general revolt…

World to miss 2020 climate ‘turning point’: analysis

PARIS: The world is on course to miss its "best chance" of preventing runaway climate change by ensuring global greenhouse gas emissions peak in 2020, researchers warned Tuesday. Even as Earth is buffeted by superstorms, droughts and flooding made worse by rising seas, and as greenhouse gas emissions continue to rise globally, an analysis by the World Resources Institute showed that current efforts to limit temperature increases are falling well short. In 2017, experts identified six key milestones that mankind must…

PIA launches Sialkot-Paris flights

SIALKOT: The Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) on Sunday launched Sialkot-Paris flights, ARY News reported. The first flight (PK-720) arrived at the Sialkot airport from Paris. Upon arrival, the flight was welcomed with water cannon salute. Minister for Aviation Muhammad Mian Soomro was also present at the airport to welcome the passengers. Speaking on the occasion, he vowed to make the national flag carrier one of the best airlines of the world. A day earlier, PIA spokesperson said that new flights will help…