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Tear gas and arrests at ‘largest French strike in decades’ | News

Protesters choked on tear gas shot by French police as tens of thousands of union members marched through the centre of Paris in a show of force on Thursday. Dozens were arrested by riot police in the capital, and tear gas was also fired at protesters marching in the western city of Nantes. The marches […]

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French troops pursuing Mali militants killed in helicopter collision

Thirteen French soldiers died in Mali when their helicopters collided as they hunted in the dark for Islamist militants, highlighting the human cost to France of leading efforts to drive insurgents from the region, Trend reports citing Reuters. It was the biggest loss of French troops in a single day since an attack in Beirut […]

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