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A model displays a creation by designer Marco Zanini as part of the Schiaparelli Haute Couture Spring/Summer 2014 fashion show in Paris, January 20, 2014.

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A model displays a creation by designer Marco Zanini as part of the Schiaparelli Haute Couture Spring/Summer 2014 fashion show in Paris.

A railway passenger walks along an empty platform during an SNCF French national railways strike at Gare de Lyon train station in Paris, France, 12 December 2013. French labor unions called for a national strike that runs until 13 December, 8 am.

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A man walks along an empty platform at Gare de Lyon in Paris, France, during an SNCF national railways strike that ends Friday morning

The restored statue archange Saint Michel (Saint Michael Archangel) is lifted up next to the spire of the Sainte-Chapelle (Holy Chapel) in Paris November 14, 2013. The reinstallation of the statue is part of the restoration of  the Chapel, located within the Palais de Justice complex on the Ile de la Cite in Paris, which has started in 2008 and will finish at the end of 2014.

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A restored statue of the archangel Saint Michael is raised at the Sainte-Chapelle in Paris. Work on the chapel, within the Palais de Justice on the Ile de la Cite, started in 2008 and will finish in 2014.

A visitor looks at "2 Seated on the Wall with Big Chairs" art works by artist Juan Munoz during the International Contemporary Art Fair at the Grand Palais in Paris...A visitor looks at "2 Seated on the Wall with Big Chairs" art works by artist Juan Munoz during the International Contemporary Art Fair (FIAC) at the Grand Palais in Paris October 23, 2013. The International Contemporary Art Fair (FIAC) will run from October 24 to 27 in the French capital. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier (FRANCE - Tags: SOCIETY BUSINESS)

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A visitor stands in front of ’2 seated on the wall with big chairs’, 2000, by Juan Muñoz during the International Contemporary Art Fair at the Grand Palais in Paris. The fair runs from October 24-27. Read more

French Interior Minister Manuel Valls speaks to the press as he leaves the Elysee Palace in Paris, on October 23, 2013, after the weekly cabinet meeting.      AFP PHOTO MARTIN BUREAUMARTIN BUREAU/AFP/Getty Images

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French interior minister Manuel Valls speaks to the press as he leaves the Elysée Palace in Paris after the weekly cabinet meeting. Read more

Models present creations as part of Chanel's ready-to-wear Spring/Summer 2014 fashion collection, presented Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013 in Paris.

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Models show off outfits from Chanel’s ready-to-wear spring/summer 2014 fashion collection, presented on Tuesday in Paris.

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Models wear creations for Belgian fashion house Dries van Noten’s ready-to-wear Spring/Summer 2014 fashion collection, presented in Paris, on Wednesday.

A Republican guard stands to attention outside the Elysee Palace in Paris, France.

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A Republican Guard stands to attention outside the Elysée Palace in Paris, France.

Tourists check city maps while sitting on a bench in the gardens at the Place des Vosges square, with landmark architecture of building that date from the seventeenth century, in Paris, August 14, 2013.

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Tourists check their maps in the Place des Vosges square, in Paris

A tourist walks past the Pyramid at the Louvre museum in Paris

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A tourist walks past the Louvre Pyramid in Paris