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(AP Photo/Claude Paris)
December 04, 2018 - 3:58 pm
By THOMAS ADAMSON , Associated Press PARIS (AP) — The French government caved in after the worst riots in decades and delayed an increase in energy taxes Tuesday — but it was seen as "too little, too late" by many protesters whose anger seems increasingly focused on embattled President Emmanuel...
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November 26, 2018 - 12:10 pm
By SYLVIE CORBET and ANGELA CHARLTON , Associated Press PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron's government vowed Monday an "uncompromising" stance toward troublemakers who use protests over rising fuel taxes to damage businesses and clash with police — including in the heart of Paris, on...
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(AP Photo/Kamil Zihnioglu)
November 24, 2018 - 10:56 am
By THOMAS ADAMSON , Associated Press PARIS (AP) — French police fired tear gas and water cannons to disperse demonstrators in Paris on Saturday, as thousands gathered in the capital and beyond and staged road blockades to vent anger against rising fuel taxes. Thousands of police were deployed...
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November 17, 2018 - 8:24 am
PARIS (AP) — One protester was killed and 47 others were injured during roadblocks set up around France to demonstrate against rising fuel taxes, a new challenge to embattled President Emmanuel Macron. The protester was killed when a driver caught in traffic accelerated in a panic at Pont-de-...
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