Tear gas fired at demonstrators
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French police fire tear gas at protesters

Youths demonstrating against pension reforms in France have clashed with police in the Parisian suburb of Nanterre for the second day in a row.

Riot police fired tear gas at a crowd of several hundred demonstrators.

President Nicolas Sarkozy has insisted he will press ahead with pension reforms despite the growing strike movement.

  • 19 Oct 2010
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