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‘Yellow Vests’ march in Paris as troops join police to prevent ...

03 March, 2019 8:59 pm 8:59 pm

PARIS (Reuters) – French “yellow vest” demonstrators began their 19th consecutive weekend of protests against President Emmanuel Macron’s government on Saturday as military units were deployed to help police clamp down on any trouble. Protesters were banned from gathering on the Champs Elysees in Paris after shops and businesses on the avenue were looted and … Read More

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More violence in Paris as ‘yellow vests’ keep marching

02 February, 2019 9:41 am 9:41 am

PARIS (Reuters) – Thousands of French “yellow vest” demonstrators marched on Saturday for their 13th weekend of action, with scuffles in Paris and a demonstrator’s hand mangled by a small explosive. There was also an overnight arson attack on the Brittany residence of the National Assembly head – though no immediate link was made to … Read More