Macron arrives at downsized Bastille Day | AFP

French president Emmanuel Macron arrives to Place de la Concorde to celebrate Bastille Day. For the first time since 1945, authorities have called off the annual military parade along the Champs-Elysees in Paris that marks the July 14, 1789, storming of the Bastille fortress that launched the French Revolution. Just 2,000 soldiers — half the usual number — gather at the Place de la Concorde. IMAGES

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