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2005-11-11 03:03:41

By Matthew Bigg PARIS (Reuters) - France began a holiday weekend on Friday that will test a downward trend in violence since the government imposed emergency measures against rioters angered by conditions in the country's poorest suburbs.

2005-11-10 19:00:43

By Matthew Bigg PARIS (Reuters) - France started a long holiday weekend on Friday as two weeks of civil disturbances appeared to die down but a police chief said he feared rioters might be planning protests in central Paris.

2005-11-10 14:58:01

By Jon Boyle PARIS (Reuters) - French President Jacques Chirac said on Thursday the government had to respond quickly to problems residents face in riot-hit suburbs and a police chief said he feared rioters were planning protests in central Paris.

2005-11-10 09:43:17

By Jon Boyle PARIS (Reuters) - France must draw the consequences of two weeks of riots and respond quickly to the problems raised by the rioters, President Jacques Chirac said on Thursday as a police chief warned of possible unrest in the heart of Paris.

2005-11-10 07:19:10

By Jon Boyle PARIS (Reuters) - Urban violence dropped for the third straight night in France after the government adopted emergency powers, but a controversy erupted over the interior minister's plans to expel foreigners caught rioting.

2005-11-10 06:54:49

By Jon Boyle PARIS (Reuters) - Urban violence dropped for the third straight night in France after the government adopted emergency powers, but a controversy erupted over the interior minister's plans to expel foreigners caught rioting.

2005-11-09 21:45:31

By Matthew Bigg PARIS (Reuters) - Hundreds of cars were burned in France overnight in riots after the government imposed emergency measures aimed at halting two weeks of unrest rooted in discontent over conditions in poor suburbs. French police said at 2 a.m.

2005-11-09 17:47:55

By Matthew Bigg PARIS (Reuters) - France imposed emergency measures on Wednesday in 38 suburbs, towns and cities, but in a 14th night of violence youths clashed with police in the southwestern city of Toulouse and seven cars were burned.

2005-11-09 13:26:18

PARIS (Reuters) - French Interior Minister Nicolas Sarkozy has ordered the expulsion of all foreigners convicted of involvement in two weeks of urban riots.

2005-11-09 13:25:09

PARIS (Reuters) - French Interior Minister Nicolas Sarkozy has ordered the expulsion of all foreigners convicted of involvement in two weeks of urban riots.


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