Minor clashes break out at Paris protest against pension reforms

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French police fired tear gas on Saturday in low-level clashes in the centre of Paris with demonstrators protesting government plans to overhaul the country’s pension system.

Police briefly used the tear gas in the city’s Bastille area and at the Gare de l’Est railway station after demonstrators, who were joined by “Yellow Vests” anti-government activists, tried to enter the station complex.

President Emmanuel Macron has said reforms are essential to simplify the current convoluted pensions system, but his opponents say they will result...


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Minor clashes break out at Paris protest against pension reforms


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