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Turmoil on Western Europe: Fires and clashes break out at French protest (VIDEOS)

Police fired tear gas at ‘a group of troublemakers’ in the city of Rennes: A protest against government pension reforms turned violent in the French city of Rennes on Tuesday, as riot police used tear gas to dispel a group of around 200 outraged demonstrators who had built barricades and pelted officers with fireworks. Tens of thousands of people also took part in strikes and protests across France and the Netherlands.