French Protests Turn Violent

French Protests Turn Violent
Guillaume Bertrand / Reuters

Masked youths throw projectiles during clashes with French riot police in Nanterre, near Paris, on Oct. 19, 2010. France faced its sixth day of nationwide strikes and protests in two months as trade unions sought to force the government to back down on an unpopular pension reform that would raise the retirement age from 60 to 62.

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