Gulf Times - Yellow-vest-protests
Tear gas, arrests in new anti-Macron demo in Paris

Tear gas, arrests in new anti-Macron demo in Paris

French police fired tear gas under a rain of projectiles and arrested several people Saturday as thousands of "yellow vest" anti-government protesters returned to the streets of Paris.

More French protests see roads blocked, trains disrupted and scuffles in Paris

More French protests see roads blocked, trains disrupted and scuffles in Paris

Truckers blocked roads in about 10 regions around France on Saturday to protest against a planned reduction in tax breaks on diesel for road transport, while train and metro services remained heavily disrupted by a strike

French police clash with yellow vests protesters in Strasbourg

French police clash with yellow vests protesters in Strasbourg

French police fired tear gas to push back protesters who tried to march towards the European Parliament building in the eastern city of Strasbourg on the 25th consecutive weekend of protests against President Emmanuel Macron's policies.

Bordeaux calls for shutdown as France braces for more 'yellow vest' protests

Bordeaux calls for shutdown as France braces for more 'yellow vest' protests

The mayor of the French city of Bordeaux called for residents to remain indoors Saturday and for shopowners to shutter their stores as the authorities braced for another weekend of "yellow vest" violence.

France tells Trump to stop interfering in its politics

France tells Trump to stop interfering in its politics

The French government on Sunday urged Donald Trump not to interfere in French politics after the US president posted tweets about the protests rocking the country and attacked the Paris climate agreement.