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Yellow Vest Claims Movement Has ‘Paramilitaries’ Ready to Overthrow Macron

Gilets Jaunes (Yellow Vest) movement member Christophe Chalençon announced that the anti-establishment movement has “paramilitaries” ready to overthrow the French government. Mr Chalençon made the claim following an interview with Italian media this week after being asked about his meeting with Five Star

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Yellow Vests in Germany: Hundreds Protest New EU Regulations

Frankfurt am Main (AFP) – Hundreds of people demonstrated Saturday in Stuttgart, the bastion of Germany’s car industry, against a recent driving ban on older diesels, wearing yellow vests to match protesters in France whose movement began as a reaction to proposed fuel hikes.

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Macron Hands a Billion Euros to Iraq as Paris Burns

BAGHDAD (AP) — French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian says France is committing 1 billion euros ($1.15 billion) to help Iraq rebuild after its war against the Islamic State group.

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Macron Braces for Another Day of Protests Across France

PARIS (AP) – Paris brought in armored vehicles and the central French city of Bourges shuttered shops to gird for possible violence between police and yellow vest protesters Saturday, as the movement seeks new arenas and new momentum for its weekly demonstrations.

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France: Anti-Macron Protesters Pushed Off Street by Water Cannon, Told to Remove Yellow Vests

PARIS (AP) – French police have pushed protesters off the Champs-Elysees in Paris with tear gas and water cannon, and re-opened the French capital’s famed avenue to traffic. Police were telling protesters to remove their yellow vests, symbols of a nationwide protest movement that began in November against economic injustice and France’s high cost of living.