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Clashes in Paris as 'yellow vests' protest

A riot policeman stands near a fire during a demonstration by the "yellow vests" movement at Boulevard Saint Germain in Paris, France, January 5. Rioters in Paris torched motorbikes and set barricades ablaze on the upmarket Boulevard Saint Germain, as protests against high living costs and the perceived indifference of President  Macron turned violent on the fringes.         REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

A riot policeman stands near a fire during a demonstration by the "yellow vests" movement at Boulevard Saint Germain in Paris, France, January 5. Rioters in Paris torched motorbikes and set barricades ablaze on the upmarket Boulevard Saint Germain,...more

A riot policeman stands near a fire during a demonstration by the "yellow vests" movement at Boulevard Saint Germain in Paris, France, January 5. Rioters in Paris torched motorbikes and set barricades ablaze on the upmarket Boulevard Saint Germain, as protests against high living costs and the perceived indifference of President Macron turned violent on the fringes. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
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A man stands near a fire during a demonstration by the yellow vests movement at Boulevard Saint Germain in Paris. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

A man stands near a fire during a demonstration by the yellow vests movement at Boulevard Saint Germain in Paris. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

A man stands near a fire during a demonstration by the yellow vests movement at Boulevard Saint Germain in Paris. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
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A fire burns near a cafe during a demonstration by the yellow vests movement at Boulevard Saint Germain in Paris, France. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

A fire burns near a cafe during a demonstration by the yellow vests movement at Boulevard Saint Germain in Paris, France. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

A fire burns near a cafe during a demonstration by the yellow vests movement at Boulevard Saint Germain in Paris, France. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
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Riot policemen walk near a fire during a demonstration by the yellow vests movement in Paris, France.  
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Riot policemen walk near a fire during a demonstration by the yellow vests movement in Paris, France. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

Riot policemen walk near a fire during a demonstration by the yellow vests movement in Paris, France. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
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Riot policemen walk near a fire during a demonstration by the yellow vests movement in Paris, France.  
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Riot policemen walk near a fire during a demonstration by the yellow vests movement in Paris, France. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

Riot policemen walk near a fire during a demonstration by the yellow vests movement in Paris, France. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
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A motorcycle burns during a demonstration by the yellow vests movement at Boulevard Saint Germain in Paris, France.    REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

A motorcycle burns during a demonstration by the yellow vests movement at Boulevard Saint Germain in Paris, France. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

A motorcycle burns during a demonstration by the yellow vests movement at Boulevard Saint Germain in Paris, France. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
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A motorcycle burns during a demonstration by the yellow vests movement at Boulevard Saint Germain in Paris, France.    REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

A motorcycle burns during a demonstration by the yellow vests movement at Boulevard Saint Germain in Paris, France. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

A motorcycle burns during a demonstration by the yellow vests movement at Boulevard Saint Germain in Paris, France. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
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A motorcycle burns during a demonstration by the yellow vests movement at Boulevard Saint Germain in Paris, France.   REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

A motorcycle burns during a demonstration by the yellow vests movement at Boulevard Saint Germain in Paris, France. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

A motorcycle burns during a demonstration by the yellow vests movement at Boulevard Saint Germain in Paris, France. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
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An overturned car burns during a demonstration by the yellow vests movement at Boulevard Saint Germain in Paris, France.  REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

An overturned car burns during a demonstration by the yellow vests movement at Boulevard Saint Germain in Paris, France. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

An overturned car burns during a demonstration by the yellow vests movement at Boulevard Saint Germain in Paris, France. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
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Protesters wearing yellow vests take part in a demonstration by the yellow vests movement in Paris, France.  
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Protesters wearing yellow vests take part in a demonstration by the yellow vests movement in Paris, France. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

Protesters wearing yellow vests take part in a demonstration by the yellow vests movement in Paris, France. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
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Protesters wearing yellow vests take part in a demonstration by the yellow vests movement in Paris, France.  
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Protesters wearing yellow vests take part in a demonstration by the yellow vests movement in Paris, France. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

Protesters wearing yellow vests take part in a demonstration by the yellow vests movement in Paris, France. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
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French policeman points a flash-ball gun a demonstration by the yellow vests movement in Paris, France.  
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French policeman points a flash-ball gun a demonstration by the yellow vests movement in Paris, France. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

French policeman points a flash-ball gun a demonstration by the yellow vests movement in Paris, France. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
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Protesters wearing yellow vests take part in a demonstration by the yellow vests movement in Paris, France.  
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Protesters wearing yellow vests take part in a demonstration by the yellow vests movement in Paris, France. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

Protesters wearing yellow vests take part in a demonstration by the yellow vests movement in Paris, France. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
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A protester wearing a yellow vest jumps on a car during a demonstration by the yellow vests movement in Paris, France. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

A protester wearing a yellow vest jumps on a car during a demonstration by the yellow vests movement in Paris, France. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

A protester wearing a yellow vest jumps on a car during a demonstration by the yellow vests movement in Paris, France. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
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A protester in a yellow vest wearing a Guy Fawkes mask walks near Hotel de Ville during a demonstration by the yellow vests movement in Paris, France.  
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A protester in a yellow vest wearing a Guy Fawkes mask walks near Hotel de Ville during a demonstration by the yellow vests movement in Paris, France. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

A protester in a yellow vest wearing a Guy Fawkes mask walks near Hotel de Ville during a demonstration by the yellow vests movement in Paris, France. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
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