At the entrance of the Cite Voltaire Elementary School in Paris, they were greeted by the principal and a new set of security measures. The French government has advised parents not to linger as they drop off their children, in an effort to prevent crowds from gathering in front of schools.
The attacks in Paris are having a major impact on tourism, initial figures show, pushing the French prime minister to meet industry officials to come up with a plan to limit the damage and keep visitors coming to the City of Light. Ten days after the carnage, the deadliest since WWII, museum ticket sales have plummeted.
What once was an obvious statement now comes with a question mark for some travelers. After the Nov. 13 terrorist attacks that saw 129 killed and hundreds more wounded at several locations throughout Paris, canceling travel plans to the City of Light might seem prudent.
Climate activists have reacted with dismay to the French government's decision to ban two scheduled mass marches across Paris and other French cities during crucial global climate change talks later this month. Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said Wednesday the government made the decision "to avoid additional risks" following last week's coordinated spree of gun-and-explosives attacks across Paris.
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