Paris police clashed with demonstrators for a third night Saturday, as thousands of people marched throughout the country amid anger at the government pushing through a rise in the state pension age without a parliamentary vote.
The growing unrest and strikes have left President Emmanuel Macron facing the gravest challenge to his authority since the so-called "Gilets Jaunes" (Yellow Vests) protests four years ago.
In Paris, riot police clashed with some protesters in the crowd as trash bins were set on fire. (Reuters)
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