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Demonstrators confront CRS riot police on the banned Gaza protest in Paris Saturday
20/07/2014 - France - Middle East

44 arrests, 17 police injured as banned Paris pro-Gaza protest erupts in violence

More than 40 people were arrested and 17 police were injured on a banned Gaza solidarity demonstration in Paris on Saturday, French officials say.

French Foreign Minister, Laurent Fabius (L) with his Egyptian counterpart Samih Shukri (R) in Cairo
19/07/2014 - France - Middle East

Truce in Gaza urgent, French FM says during Egypt visit

French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius has called for an “urgent” ceasefire in Gaza, backing the Egyptian plan rejected by Hamas this week.

A demonstation against Israel's Gaza offensive in Lille, northern France, on Monday
18/07/2014 - France - Middle East

Paris police ban pro-Gaza demonstration

Paris police on Friday banned a demonstration in solidarity with the Palestinians as Israel launched a ground offensive on the Gaza Strip.

Farmers burn rice straws to protest against their conditions and tax increases in front of the National Assembly in Paris, 24 June 2014.
24/06/2014 - France

French farmers protest against tax increases

About 250 French farmers protested early Tuesday morning, in front of the National Assembly, against tax increases and regulations.

Porticoes Ecotax/files.
23/06/2014 - France

New toll to replace controversial Ecotax in France

The controversial Ecotax on heavy goods vehicles, that caused major protests last autumn, has been dumped.

Demonstrators in Paris on Thursday
30/05/2014 - France

French youth protest against Front National Europoll result

Several thousand students and young people protested in Paris on Thursday against the success of the far-right Front National (FN) in Sunday‘s European elections.

Demonstrators take part in the French unions' traditional May Day march
01/05/2014 - France

French unions hold rival May Day marches, far right hails Joan of Arc

Two major groupings of French unions staged separate marches in Paris and around the country on Thursday, one criticising the Socialist government's economic policies, the other looking towards ...

Anti-ecotax demonstration in Brittany, October 26 2013
21/04/2014 - France

11 Anti-ecotax demonstrators to appear in court for vandalism

Eleven protesters against France's ecotax will appear in a court in Brittany on Tuesday.

 "Guerrilla gardeners" to defend a city park in Georgia
20/03/2014 - International report

"Guerrilla gardeners" to defend a city park in Georgia

In the country of Georgia, a small group of self-styled “guerilla gardeners” are all that’s standing between a city park and a luxury hotel development.

Protests against the Notre-Dame-des-Landes airport development turned violent on Saturday.
23/02/2014 - France

Nantes mayor sues over airport protest

The mayor of the western city of Nantes said he will sue over damage caused during protests on Saturday against a major airport development.