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French Reform Protests

The Independent: Why Nicolas Sarkozy Could Win Still French Pension Strike

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

By John Lichfield, The Independent France adores dates. It likes to name laws and streets and ships and historical events after them. How will Octobe...

French Government Undercuts Senate Over Retirement Bill

AP | ANGELA CHARLTON | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PARIS — Police used tear gas and water cannon against rampaging youth in Lyon on Thursday while the French government showed its muscle in parli...

French Retirement Protests Turn Violent (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PARIS (AP) -- Masked youths clashed with police and set fires in cities across France on Tuesday as protests against a proposed hike in the retirement...