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World Jan 11“I’m demanding my due,” yellow vest supporters say as protests continue
Like the reflective fluorescent safety vests, occupied roundabouts have become a trademark of the protest movement shaking up France that was initially triggered by the rising cost of fuel but has since morphed into a broader anti-government revolt.
World Dec 14Fourth person dies of wounds from French Christmas market attack
The prosecutor's office announced the death three days after the attack in the eastern French city and a day after the suspected gunman was shot dead by police.
World Dec 147 in police custody after Christmas market shooting in France
Investigators looking into an attack that killed three people in Strasbourg are trying to establish whether the main suspect had help while on the run.
World Dec 13Strasbourg suspect killed in shootout, French officials say
The office of the Paris prosecutor, which handles terrorism cases in France, says a man killed in Strasbourg in a shootout with police has been identified as the main suspect in a Christmas market attack that killed three people.
World Dec 07Central Paris will be on lockdown Saturday as the city braces for more ‘yellow vest’ protests
On Friday, workers across Paris lugged pieces of plywood and hammered boards over the windows of shops and businesses — making the plush Champs-Elysees neighborhood appear like it was bracing for a hurricane.
World Dec 05Macron scraps French fuel tax hike amid violent ‘yellow vest’ demonstrations
Protesters celebrated the victory, but some said Macron's surrender came too late and is no longer enough to quell the mounting anger at their president, whom they consider out-of-touch with the problems of ordinary people.
World Dec 04France suspends fuel tax hike, but protesters vow to fight on
In a major U-turn for the government, Prime Minister Edouard Philippe announced in a live televised address that the planned increases set for January would be postponed until summer.
World Dec 03Ambulance workers and students join ‘yellow vest’ protests in France
Paramedics joined the ongoing anti-government protests as the prime minister met with political rivals Monday.
World Jun 27Defending champion Germany eliminated from World Cup
KAZAN, Russia — Germany is out of the World Cup, the fourth defending champion in the last five tournaments to be eliminated in the group stage.