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World - Region
5/1/2023 5:07:49 PM
Hundreds of thousands of people on Monday massed in France on labour day to vent their anger against President Emmanuel Macron's pension reform, with unions vowing not to stop fighting even after the changes were signed into law.

World - International
5/1/2023 11:37:47 AM
France's President Emmanuel Macron faces more nationwide protests on Monday as he seeks to steer the country on from a divisive pension law that has sparked anger, pan-bashing and social unrest.

World - International
4/20/2023 3:22:13 PM
French police fired teargas Thursday in a village in southern France where President Emmanuel Macron visited a school, a day after he was booed and heckled over his unpopular pension reform.

World - International
4/17/2023 8:36:54 PM
French President Emmanuel Macron said Monday that he heard people’s anger over raising the retirement age from 62 to 64, but insisted that it was needed.

World - International
4/15/2023 8:32:32 PM
French President Emmanuel Macron signed his controversial pension reform into law Saturday, prompting accusations from unions and the left that he was showing "contempt" for those behind a three-month protest movement.

World - International
4/14/2023 6:37:54 PM
The French constitutional court on Friday approved the key elements of President Emmanuel Macron's controversial pension reform, while rejecting certain parts of the legislation.

World - International
4/14/2023 4:52:42 PM
France's Constitutional Council on Friday prepared to hand down its verdict on President Emmanuel Macron's unpopular pension reform, which could clear the way for the changes to be implemented.

World - International
4/13/2023 9:09:52 PM
Some 380,000 people protested across France on Thursday against President Emmanuel Macron's pension reform, a sharp fall on turnout at last week's rallies, the interior ministry said.

World - International
4/13/2023 2:57:32 PM
Hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets across France on Thursday to protest against President Emmanuel Macron's pension reforms, in a final day of demonstrations before a crucial court decision on the legislation.

World - International
4/6/2023 10:59:00 AM
French demonstrators kicked off Thursday another day of protests and strikes to denounce President Emmanuel Macron's pension reform, after the latest talks between the government and unions ended in deadlock.

World - International
4/5/2023 5:50:00 PM
French unions on Wednesday said last-ditch talks with the prime minister to ease tensions over a divisive pension reform were a "failure" and called for record turnout at protest rallies the next day.

Business - Economy
4/3/2023 3:01:51 PM
Egypt's Ministry of Finance has announced the details of the EGP 150 billion ($4.85 billion) social protection package that will increase salaries of public employees starting in April.

World - International
3/31/2023 1:19:41 PM
France's CGT trade union federation on Friday elected surprise candidate Sophie Binet as secretary general, making her the first woman to hold the post since the body's creation in 1895.

World - International
3/29/2023 12:31:21 PM
Sanitation workers in Paris are set to return to work Wednesday amid heaps of trash that piled up over their weekslong strike as protests against French President Emmanuel Marcon’s controversial pension bill appeared to be winding down.

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
3/28/2023 9:10:52 PM
As the protests over reforms to the country’s pensions system continue, the French capital has been looking less and less like it does on television

World - International
3/28/2023 4:20:43 PM
Protests and strikes against unpopular pension reforms gripped France again Tuesday, with many thousands marching and the Eiffel Tower closed and police ramping up security amid government warnings that radical demonstrators intended “to destroy, to injure and to kill."

World - International
3/27/2023 7:31:20 PM
The Louvre in Paris, the most visited museum in the world and home to the Mona Lisa, was shut to visitors all day Monday after workers striking over pension reforms blocked the entrance, AFP correspondents said.

World - International
3/27/2023 11:00:01 AM
A big day has come for French high school student Elisa Fares.

World - International
3/26/2023 9:39:50 PM
French Prime Minister Elisabeth Borne told AFP Sunday she would meet opposition leaders early next month and was open to talks with unions, after weeks of protests against pensions reforms.

World - International
3/25/2023 11:26:21 PM
French police again clashed with protesters Saturday as campaigners in the southwest sought to stop the construction of giant water storage facilities, the latest flashpoint as social tensions erupt nationwide.

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