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French Senate Passes Pension Cuts To Raise Retirement Age

AP | ELAINE GANLEY and ALEXIS DUCLOS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PARIS — Under pressure from the government, the French Senate voted Friday to raise the retirement age from 60 to 62, a victory for President Ni...

French Retirement Protests Turn Violent

AP | JENNY BARCHFIELD | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PARIS — Masked youths clad in black torched cars, smashed storefronts and threw up roadblocks Tuesday, clashing with riot police across France a...

France's Mass Strikes Are No Tea Party

Eric Margolis | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Eric Margolis

Walk down any street in the old part of Paris behind the Louvre, and you see large numbers of unwashed, evil-looking ruffians just waiting for an excuse to riot, loot and burn.

Nearly A Million French Protesters March Against Pension Cuts For 3rd Time This Month

AP | JEAN-MARIE GODARD | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PARIS — Hundreds of thousands of protesters young and old demonstrated in France on Saturday, waving union flags and pressing conservative Presi...