A gunman on a motorcycle opens fire in front of a COVID-19 vaccination centre at a hospital in the 16th arrondissement of Paris, France, killing a man and wounding a female security guard before riding away.
The government places Paris and its Île-de-France region to maximum alert following a surge of infection rates, prompting Île-de-France to shut down all bars, gymnasiums, and swimming pools completely and all festive gatherings in establishments are banned from being open to the public effective tomorrow. The restrictions will last two weeks, but restaurants will remain open with strict health protocols.
Former leader of Panama Manuel Noriega is extradited home from France and the United States where he has been serving jail sentences for the past 22 years to serve more time for his role in the murder of political opponents.
A Paris court sentences former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega to seven years in jail for money laundering in France for the Medellin drug cartel in the 1980s. [http:--www.google.com-hostednews-canadianpress-article-ALeqM5haoVrce5A9OyQ2Vpqct1UJCFRpIQ (Canadian Press via Google News)] [http:--english.aljazeera.net-news-europe-2010-07-201077124229971856.html (Aljazeera)] [http:--news.bbc.co.uk-2-hi-world-europe-10542179.stm (BBC)] [http:--www.bangkokpost.com-breakingnews-185396-french-court-orders-more-jail-time-for-noriega ("Bangkok Post")]date=August 2019