French ‘yellow vests’ shut down top Parisian department store Nov 18, 2019 0 294 12345 AFPParisFrench ‘yellow vest’ demonstrators occupied a top Parisian department store on Sunday, a day after clashes in the capital on the first anniversary of the protest movement.The glitzy Galeries Lafayette store in Opera shopping district was evacuated after dozens of protesters chanting anti-capitalist and anti-government slogans took over the third floor. The protesters were expelled shortly after by security staff.The store -- one of the top destinations in Paris for moneyed foreign tourists, which was targeted by the demonstrators as a “consumerist temple” -- said it would remain closed for the rest of the day.The protest came on a second day of demonstrations to mark the anniversary of a leaderless revolt that badly rattled President Emmanuel Macron’s centrist government.Twenty people were arrested Sunday in Paris but in most places the protests were peaceful.On Saturday, police in Paris had battled rioters for hours around the southeastern Place d’Italie square, where a yellow vest march was shut down by the authorities after turning violent. RELATED ARTICLES G Rajapaksa declared winner of Sri Lankan presidential election Nov 18, 2019 0 332 Thousands march in Greek annual demo against US-backed military junta Nov 18, 2019 0 290 New testimonies show concerns over White House pressure on Ukraine Nov 18, 2019 0 531 Embattled Pakistan PM Imran Khan takes time out to unwind ISLAMABAD: After a rollercoaster few months, embattled Imran Khan, for the first time since assuming the office of the prime minister, has finally decided to take a break – albeit a brief one of just two days. The premier .. Indian Muslim body to challenge Ayodhya verdict in court New Delhi: A Muslim organisation in India said on Sunday it was to seek a review of a Supreme Court decision which granted a contested religious site to the Hindu majority. The court on November 9 held that the site in the .. UK govt and military covered up war crimes, says report London: The UK government and military covered up credible evidence of war crimes by British soldiers against civilians in Afghanistan and Iraq, according to an investigation by the BBC and the Sunday Times. Leaks from .. British media slams Prince Andrew’s ‘car crash’ interview on Epstein links DPA London British media and commentators on Sunday slammed a ‘car crash’ interview in which Prince Andrew discussed allegations about his links to late financier and convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein. The BBC .. Trump says North Korea went too far in calling Joe Biden ‘rabid dog’ Washington: US President Donald Trump issued a rare -- if tepid -- defence of election rival Joe Biden on Sunday, saying Pyongyang’s depiction of him as “a rabid dog” who should be “beaten to death” went a bit too far. “Joe ..