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PARIS | The Latest: Outcry over brutal arrest of French students

PARIS — The Latest on the protests in France (all times local): 11:25 a.m. Footage showing the brutal arrest of high school students protesting outside Paris is causing a stir ahead of further anti-government protests this weekend. The footage, which has been shared widely on social media, has prompted trade unions and far-left parties to … Continue reading PARIS | The Latest: Outcry over brutal arrest of French students

PARIS | Eiffel Tower to be closed as Paris braces for more protests

PARIS  — The Eiffel Tower in Paris will be closed on Saturday as French authorities tighten security to prevent another outbreak of violence following three weeks of anti-government protests. In addition to the 8,000 police forces that will be deployed in the French capital, the Paris police prefect has identified 14 high-risk sectors that will … Continue reading PARIS | Eiffel Tower to be closed as Paris braces for more protests