World May 01

French police clash with May Day protesters on Paris streets

French police clashed with stone-throwing protesters as thousands of people gathered for May Day rallies. More than 7,000 police have been deployed to try to control a crowd that includes yellow vest demonstrators discontent with President Emmanuel Macron's economic policies.

From Maypoles to May baskets, this year’s May Day inspired a different type of excitement in Istanbul, where more than 140 people have been detained after clashing with police over anti-government and labor protests on International Workers’ Day. Turkish…