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France protesters detained, tear-gassed

France protesters detained, tear-gassed

French police clashed in Paris on Saturday with protesters staging a fourth weekend of “gilets jaunes” demonstrations against the government of President Emmanuel Macron. READ ALSO: 6 people arrested in France over ‘loose’ plan to attack Macron Officers fired rubber bullets and hundreds of canisters of tear gas at the demonstrators, some of whom had set […]
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Macron to address nation after violent Paris protests

French President Emmanuel Macron is to address his nation on Tuesday following persistent and sometimes violent protests over fuel taxes that are morphing into a movement against his business- and environment-friendly policies. Paris saw clashes between police and demonstrators Saturday on the Champs-Elysees where barricades were set on fire, luxury shop windows smashed, and traffic […] …

Trump ups pressure on Macron as weighs in on French demos

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Donald Trump piled pressure on Emmanuel Macron Sunday, pushing for resolutions to disputes on trade and defense spending, as he weighed in on the mass protests against his French counterpart’s government. Writing on Twitter, Trump showed he had been keeping an eye on Saturday’s demonstrations across France and refrained from showing sympathy for the beleaguered […] …