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Violent clashes on Champs Elysees over fuel costs

A protester is seen next to a burning barricade during a "Yellow vest" protests against higher fuel prices, on the Champs-Elysees in Paris, France, November 24, 2018. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

A protester is seen next to a burning barricade during a "Yellow vest" protests against higher fuel prices, on the Champs-Elysees in Paris, France, November 24, 2018. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

A protester is seen next to a burning barricade during a "Yellow vest" protests against higher fuel prices, on the Champs-Elysees in Paris, France, November 24, 2018. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier
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Protesters wearing yellow vests, a symbol of a French drivers' protest against higher fuel prices, face a water cannon fired by police during clashes on the Champs-Elysees in Paris. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

Protesters wearing yellow vests, a symbol of a French drivers' protest against higher fuel prices, face a water cannon fired by police during clashes on the Champs-Elysees in Paris. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

Protesters wearing yellow vests, a symbol of a French drivers' protest against higher fuel prices, face a water cannon fired by police during clashes on the Champs-Elysees in Paris. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier
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A protester wearing a yellow vest stands on the red light on the Champs-Elysee in Paris. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

A protester wearing a yellow vest stands on the red light on the Champs-Elysee in Paris. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

A protester wearing a yellow vest stands on the red light on the Champs-Elysee in Paris. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier
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Men look out the window to watch riots on the Champs-Elysees in Paris. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

Men look out the window to watch riots on the Champs-Elysees in Paris. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

Men look out the window to watch riots on the Champs-Elysees in Paris. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier
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Police officers stand guard on the Champs-Elysees during a "Yellow vest" protests against higher fuel prices, in Paris. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

Police officers stand guard on the Champs-Elysees during a "Yellow vest" protests against higher fuel prices, in Paris. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

Police officers stand guard on the Champs-Elysees during a "Yellow vest" protests against higher fuel prices, in Paris. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier
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Protesters carry a French flag, as police officers fire a tear gas during a "Yellow vest" protests on the Champs-Elysees in Paris. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

Protesters carry a French flag, as police officers fire a tear gas during a "Yellow vest" protests on the Champs-Elysees in Paris. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

Protesters carry a French flag, as police officers fire a tear gas during a "Yellow vest" protests on the Champs-Elysees in Paris. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
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Policemen advance during a "Yellow vest" protest against higher fuel prices during clashes on the Champs-Elysees in Paris. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

Policemen advance during a "Yellow vest" protest against higher fuel prices during clashes on the Champs-Elysees in Paris. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

Policemen advance during a "Yellow vest" protest against higher fuel prices during clashes on the Champs-Elysees in Paris. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
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Protesters wearing yellow vests stand up in front of a police water cannon during clashes on the Champs-Elysees in Paris. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

Protesters wearing yellow vests stand up in front of a police water cannon during clashes on the Champs-Elysees in Paris. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

Protesters wearing yellow vests stand up in front of a police water cannon during clashes on the Champs-Elysees in Paris. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier
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Protesters wearing yellow vests run from police during riots on the Champs-Elysees in Paris. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

Protesters wearing yellow vests run from police during riots on the Champs-Elysees in Paris. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

Protesters wearing yellow vests run from police during riots on the Champs-Elysees in Paris. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
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A car is set ablaze during riots at a "yellow vest" protest on the Champs-Elysees in Paris. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

A car is set ablaze during riots at a "yellow vest" protest on the Champs-Elysees in Paris. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

A car is set ablaze during riots at a "yellow vest" protest on the Champs-Elysees in Paris. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier
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A protester wearing a yellow vest fires a flare during clashes on the Champs-Elysees in Paris. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

A protester wearing a yellow vest fires a flare during clashes on the Champs-Elysees in Paris. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

A protester wearing a yellow vest fires a flare during clashes on the Champs-Elysees in Paris. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier
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A police officer lies on the ground during a "Yellow vest" protest against higher fuel prices, on the Champs-Elysees in Paris. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

A police officer lies on the ground during a "Yellow vest" protest against higher fuel prices, on the Champs-Elysees in Paris. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

A police officer lies on the ground during a "Yellow vest" protest against higher fuel prices, on the Champs-Elysees in Paris. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
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French riot police apprehend a protester wearing a yellow vest during clashes on the Champs-Elysees in Paris. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

French riot police apprehend a protester wearing a yellow vest during clashes on the Champs-Elysees in Paris. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

French riot police apprehend a protester wearing a yellow vest during clashes on the Champs-Elysees in Paris. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier
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A protester reacts during a "Yellow vest" protest on the Champs-Elysees in Paris. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

A protester reacts during a "Yellow vest" protest on the Champs-Elysees in Paris. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

A protester reacts during a "Yellow vest" protest on the Champs-Elysees in Paris. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
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A trailer burns on the Champs-Elysees during a "Yellow vest" protest against higher fuel prices in Paris. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

A trailer burns on the Champs-Elysees during a "Yellow vest" protest against higher fuel prices in Paris. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

A trailer burns on the Champs-Elysees during a "Yellow vest" protest against higher fuel prices in Paris. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier
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Police officers fire tear gas during a "Yellow vest" protest against higher fuel prices, on the Champs-Elysees in Paris. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

Police officers fire tear gas during a "Yellow vest" protest against higher fuel prices, on the Champs-Elysees in Paris. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

Police officers fire tear gas during a "Yellow vest" protest against higher fuel prices, on the Champs-Elysees in Paris. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier
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Protesters wearing yellow vests are seen during riots on the Champs-Elysees in Paris. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

Protesters wearing yellow vests are seen during riots on the Champs-Elysees in Paris. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

Protesters wearing yellow vests are seen during riots on the Champs-Elysees in Paris. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
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Riot police fire tear gas during "Yellow vest" protests on the Champs-Elysees in Paris. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

Riot police fire tear gas during "Yellow vest" protests on the Champs-Elysees in Paris. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

Riot police fire tear gas during "Yellow vest" protests on the Champs-Elysees in Paris. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier
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A protester wearing a yellow vest throws a stone next to an overturned trailer on the Champs-Elysees in Paris. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

A protester wearing a yellow vest throws a stone next to an overturned trailer on the Champs-Elysees in Paris. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

A protester wearing a yellow vest throws a stone next to an overturned trailer on the Champs-Elysees in Paris. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier
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A man releases a paper lantern during a "Yellow vest" protest on the Champs-Elysees in Paris. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

A man releases a paper lantern during a "Yellow vest" protest on the Champs-Elysees in Paris. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

A man releases a paper lantern during a "Yellow vest" protest on the Champs-Elysees in Paris. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
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A protester wearing a yellow vest throws a chair on the Champs-Elysee in Paris. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

A protester wearing a yellow vest throws a chair on the Champs-Elysee in Paris. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

A protester wearing a yellow vest throws a chair on the Champs-Elysee in Paris. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier
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A protester wearing a yellow vest burns a flare on the Champs-Elysees in Paris. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

A protester wearing a yellow vest burns a flare on the Champs-Elysees in Paris. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

A protester wearing a yellow vest burns a flare on the Champs-Elysees in Paris. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier
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Passersby look at a burned car at the Champs-Elysees avenue in the aftermath of a rally in Paris, November 25, 2018. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

Passersby look at a burned car at the Champs-Elysees avenue in the aftermath of a rally in Paris, November 25, 2018. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

Passersby look at a burned car at the Champs-Elysees avenue in the aftermath of a rally in Paris, November 25, 2018. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier
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Passersby walk by a board tagged with "Macron resign" at the Champs-Elysees avenue in the aftermath of a rally in Paris, November 25, 2018. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

Passersby walk by a board tagged with "Macron resign" at the Champs-Elysees avenue in the aftermath of a rally in Paris, November 25, 2018. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

Passersby walk by a board tagged with "Macron resign" at the Champs-Elysees avenue in the aftermath of a rally in Paris, November 25, 2018. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier
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