Police in French city of Lyon fired tear gas as hundreds of 'Yellow Vest' protesters took to the streets on Saturday, despite a ban on demonstrations in the city center.
Hundreds of anti-government demonstrators took to the streets of Paris on Saturday while wearing yellow vests.
TEHRAN (Iran News) – The largest general strike hit France for the second day in a row over planned pension reforms by the government, causing chaos across the country. Schools remained closed on Friday and hospitals were understaffed. The cancellation of rush-hour trains into Paris has caused a huge traffic jam around the capital, PressTV […]
TEHRAN (Iran News) – Demonstrators took to the streets across France on Saturday, marking the 54th consecutive week of mass yellow vest protests against President Emmanuel Macron. Protestors for 54th week of Yellow vest protests, gathered at Estienne-d’Orves Square and marched towards Felix Eboue square. In addition to Paris, protests were held in various other […]
In recent months that the word “Yellow Vests” has become a common term and has presented a different picture of democracy in France to the world public opinion, this is the French people who are more shocked than others in the world; and in a climate filled with ambiguity of power and capability of Elysee […]
Finally, Emmanuel Macron, the French President, had no way but to withdraw from his previous positions in the face of Paris recent riots, declaring an “economic and social state of emergency”. Macron ordered the government and parliament to take immediate steps to change tax rules and other policies that hit the French citizens. He also […]
Groups of “yellow vest” protesters across France responded scathingly to the “crumbs” offered by President Emmanuel Macron in a speech intended to defuse their revolt, but others acknowledged his efforts. “Nonsense,” “a charade”, “a bluff” and “a drop in the ocean,” were among the immediate reactions that greeted the head of state’s televised speech Monday […]