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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Paris, France (March 23, 2023)

Location:  Paris, Place de la Opera; Rennes Event:  Large-scale demonstrations continue throughout France with reports of hundreds of black-clad violent protestors infiltrating the demonstrations, seeking clashes with police, damaging property, shooting fireworks, and setting fires.  Police in riot gear have responded with tear gas, water cannons, and targeted police actions to deter further violence. U.S. citizens should ...
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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Paris, France

Location:  Paris, Place de la Concorde and surrounding areas; other major cities in France Event:  Demonstrations related to the debate over pension reform are ongoing near the Place de la Concorde and other parts of Paris with reports of trash and vehicles being set on fire.  Police and firefighters are responding, and the Place de la Concorde was evacuated.  Additional ...
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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Paris, France

Location:  France, nationwide Event:  Countrywide strikes on Thursday, January 19, will have significant impact on flights, long distance and local trains — including TGVs, international, regional and local trains, metros, and trams — as well as local buses and a wide range of other public and private services.  This includes transportation to and from airports and train ...
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Security Alert: Knife attack at Paris Gare du Nord

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Paris, France (January 11, 2023) Location: Paris Gare du Nord Event: Media report a man attacked people with a knife at the Gare du Nord train station in Paris this morning. Media reports the attacker is in police custody. U.S. citizens affected by incidents like this can always contact the ...
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Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Paris, France – Travelers from China to the United States (December 29, 2022)

Starting at 12:01 AM ET on January 5, all air passengers to the United States, aged two years and older, originating from the PRC will be required to get a test (such as a  PCR test or an antigen self-test  administered and monitored by a telehealth service or a licensed provider and authorized by the Food and Drug Administration or the ...
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