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French police under fire as ‘yellow vests’ casualty toll mounts

Twenty years ago Jean-Marc Michaud was a paratrooper who proudly marched with the army down the Champs-Elysees avenue in Paris on France’s national holiday. But these days, the 41-year-old former French soldier, who lost an eye to a rubber bullet during a “yellow vest” protest in Bordeaux last weekend, is “no longer proud of France […]
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Four-nation Invitational Tournament: Super Falcons to face Romania after big loss to China

Four-nation Invitational Tournament: Super Falcons to face Romania after big loss to China

China scored as early as the 9th minute in Thursday’s game.
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Scepticism in France as Macron launches ‘great national debate’

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French President Emmanuel Macron faced a battle Monday to convince the sceptical French of his latest move to quell “yellow vest” anger as he kickstarted a two-month national debate on his policies.
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Outrage in France as cash pours in for boxer who bashed police

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French officials on Tuesday slammed an online fundraising drive that has raised tens of thousands of euros for a former boxer filmed punching police officers during anti-government protests in Paris over the weekend.
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Iran approves anti-money laundering bill

Iran approves anti-money laundering bill

An Iranian arbitration body gave its approval on Saturday to an anti-money laundering bill seen as crucial to maintaining international trade and banking ties, the official IRNA news agency reported. “The bill on amending the law to counter money laundering was approved with certain changes and will be sent to the parliament speaker to be […]
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France drops probe into attack that sparked Rwanda genocide

French judges have dropped their long-running investigation into the deadly 1994 attack on former Rwandan president Juvenal Habyarimana, which sparked the country’s genocide, a legal source told AFP on Wednesday. The probe has been a major source of tension between the two countries after seven people close to current Rwandan President Paul Kagame were charged […]
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France boosts pay for police in wake of ‘yellow vest’ protests

The French government will give police officers a long-sought raise after a strike called in the wake of the “yellow vest” anti-government protests, which have strained security forces already on high alert after years of jihadist terror attacks.
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Paris government to rush through concessions for ‘yellow vests’

The French government is set to rush tax cuts and a rise in the minimum wage through parliament in a bid to end the “yellow vest” protests which appear to be waning after a month of disruption.
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Belgium road accident death linked to ‘yellow vest’ protest

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A driver died in Belgium near the border with France on Friday evening after hitting a truck which had slowed down due to a blockade by “yellow vest” protesters, a local government official said. The death takes to seven the number of people who have died in incidents linked to the anti-government protests in France […]
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Support falls for France’s ‘yellow vest’ protests: polls

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Support for the “yellow vest” protesters in France has dropped sharply following President Emmanuel Macron’s concessions to ease taxes and boost income, leaving the country split, two opinion polls showed Tuesday.
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