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Paris

Capital of France

Paris is the capital and most populous city of France, with an estimated population of 2,148,271 residents as of 2020, in an area of 105 square kilometres. Since the 17th century, Paris has been one of Europe's major centres of finance, diplomacy, commerce, fashion, science and arts. The City of Paris is the centre and seat of government of the Île-de-France, or Paris Region, which has an estimated official 2020 population of 12,278,210, or about 18 percent of the population of France. The Paris Region had a GDP of €709 billion in 2017. According to the Economist Intelligence Unit Worldwide Cost of Living Survey in 2018, Paris was the second most expensive city in the world, after Singapore, and ahead of Zürich, Hong Kong, Oslo and Geneva. Another source ranked Paris as most expensive, on a par with Singapore and Hong Kong, in 2018.

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French police raided the homes of dozens of suspected Islamic militants three days after the beheading of a teacher who discussed caricatures of Islam's Prophet..
Credit: CBS News - Published 3 days ago

A 47-year-old teacher in Paris was murdered Friday, possibly in connection to a lesson in which he showed images of the prophet Muhammad to his students. Police..
Credit: CBS News - Published 5 days ago

A suspect shot dead by police after the gruesome beheading of a history teacher in an attack​ near Paris was an 18-year-old Moscow-born Chechen refugee,..
Credit: CBS News - Published 5 days ago

Local media reports the victim, a teacher, recently showed his students cartoons depicting the Prophet Muhammad​.
Credit: CBS News - Published 6 days ago

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