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'Yellow vests' storm French ministry as protests turn violent...
The yellow vest movement began in rural France over plans to increase fuel taxes
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-01-06 22:04 UTC
France's Macron reeling as tough stance against 'yellow vests' backfires...
Emmanuel Macron intended to start the new year on the offensive against the 'yellow vest' protesters.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-01-06 22:04 UTC
housands Of French Police Prepare As Yellow Vest Activists Storm Paris...
Demonstrations are being organized on Facebook where nearly 9,000 people have indicated they plan to attend and cause a ruckus. The movement was created in November through a grassroots uprising after French President Emmanuel Macron leveled excessive carbon taxes on the middle class. Authorities
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-12-31 19:34 UTC
Brazil's president-elect Jair Bolsonaro claims that migrants have made parts of France 'unliveable'...
Brazil’s incoming president Jair Bolsonaro has declared that migrants have left some parts of France “unliveable” in a Facebook livestream broadcast on Tuesday night. “Everybody knows what is happening in France,” he said.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-12-20 21:24 UTC
Tear gas on Champs-Elysees but fewer Paris protesters seen...
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Tear gas is billowing across the protest-scarred Champs Elysees Saturday after a day of largely peaceful demonstrations, during the fifth straight weekend of protests by France's "yellow vest" movement
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-12-15 18:02 UTC
Attack at Christmas market in French city kills 3, wounds 12...
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STRASBOURG, France (AP) — A man who had been flagged as a possible extremist sprayed gunfire near the city of Strasbourg's famous Christmas market Tuesday, killing three people, wounding 12 and sparking a massive manhunt. France immediately rais
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-12-12 05:49 UTC
Macron Begs France For 'Another Chance' After Weeks Of Carbon Tax Riots Energy | Michael Bastasch 'I feel the anger'...
In his speech, Macron promised to raise minimum wages $113 per month starting in January, and that he’d eliminate taxes on overtime and poor pensioners. Macron also said he’d put together policies to help graduates find jobs after school.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-12-10 20:50 UTC
Emmanuel Macron says the 'legitimate anger' of the 'yellow vest' protests led him to raise the minimum wage and cut taxes...
Emmanuel Macron addressed the "yellow vests" protests Monday in his first public address in more than a week. He denounced the movement's violence but acknowledged the "legitimate anger" about economic malaise behind it. Macron promise
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-12-10 20:49 UTC
1700 arrested in France, Paris takes stock of destruction...
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More than 1,700 people were arrested across France during the latest "yellow vest" protests as demonstrators clashing with riot police caused more damage in Paris than a week ago, officials said on Sunday.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-12-09 20:10 UTC
Macron to address the nation as calls grow to act on 'yellow vest' protests...
Amid loud calls for him to end the "yellow vest" crisis gripping France, President Emmanuel Macron will address the nation Monday as authorities count the cost of weeks of anti-government protests. The global network of Agence France Presse covers
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-12-09 20:08 UTC
France Is Investigating Russia's Supposed Role In Promoting Yellow Vest Riots...
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Learning from the Democratic Party in the US, the best way to malign your opposition is to simply blame it on Russia. 'An investigation is now underway'
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-12-09 20:07 UTC
French protesters brandish GUILLOTINE in chilling threat to Macron at 'Day of Rage' riots...
RIOTERS erected a mock guillotine on the ravaged streets of France in what is seen as a clear warning to their under-fire President. The shocking footage emerged before Emmanuel Macron was due to meet trade unionists, employers and politicians ahead of hi
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-12-09 20:06 UTC
Paris on lockdown as 1,000 protesters arrested and 135 injured during riots in 'Day of rage' across France...
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PARIS is on lockdown as 1,000 protesters are arrested and 135 are injured during riots in 'Day of rage' across France. Interior Minister Christophe Castaner said the violence in Paris was"under control" by 6pm local time, despite scattered
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-12-08 21:21 UTC
Emmanuel Macron goes AWOL as protests, violence plague Paris...
As France braces for another round of violent protests this weekend in Paris and other parts of the country, embattled French President Emmanuel Macron is a missing man, as he leaves his government to handle the chaos caused in part by his unpopular plan
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-12-07 21:40 UTC
What Will Follow Emmanuel Macron?...
France's yellow vests are right to be angry, and the French left must be ready to answer them.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-12-07 21:39 UTC
They 'created a monster': Footage of 'humiliated' student protesters shocks France...
Footage of 'humiliated' student protesters shocks France
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-12-07 21:38 UTC
France Sends In Military Vehicles Used In War Zones to Take On Paris 'Yellow Vests' Protests...
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By Anonymous Submission on 2018-12-07 19:33 UTC
Paris battens down the hatches ahead of third 'Yellow Vests' protest...
Paris (dpa) - The French government is organizing a massive deployment of security forces for Saturday, when "Yellow Vest" fuel tax protesters are set to rally in Paris for the third week running.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-12-07 04:54 UTC
Facebook changed their algorithm - and accidentally fueled the violent riots in France...
According to a report from Buzzfeed News , the violent riots in Paris, France, were fueled by a change in the algorithm on Facebook that decides what news goes viral and what flounders. The report traced the change in algorithm as protest groups in France
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-12-06 16:24 UTC
Protesters, Now Joined by Unions, Reject French Concessions...
Trade unions and farmers pledged Wednesday to join nationwide protests against President Emmanuel Macron, as concessions by the government failed to stem the momentum of the most violent demonstrations France has seen in decades.The "yellow vest"
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-12-05 16:44 UTC
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