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2005-11-09 11:12:06

By Jon Boyle PARIS (Reuters) - France imposed emergency measures on Wednesday in 38 suburbs, towns and cities including Paris and police said a wave of riots was waning despite a 13th straight night of firebombs and torched cars.

2005-11-09 11:06:24

By Jon Boyle PARIS (Reuters) - France imposed emergency measures on Wednesday in 38 suburbs, towns and cities including Paris and police said a wave of riots was waning despite a 13th straight night of firebombs and torched cars.

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2005-11-09 10:07:01

France's government is policing cyberspace as well as rundown suburbs in the battle to end two weeks of rioting. Young rioters are using blog messages to incite violence and cellphones to organize attacks in guerrilla-like tactics they have copied from anti-globalisation protesters, security experts say.

2005-11-07 14:40:30

By Anna Willard and Franck Prevel GRIGNY, France (Reuters) - Rioters shot at police and torched more than 1,400 cars in the worst violence since unrest erupted in France's poor suburbs 11 days ago, and a man beaten by a youth became the first fatality on Monday.

2005-11-07 08:53:17

By Anna Willard and Franck Prevel GRIGNY, France (Reuters) - Rioters shot and wounded police and torched 1,400 vehicles in the worst violence since unrest erupted in France's poor suburbs 11 days ago, and a man beaten by a youth became the first fatality on Monday.

2005-11-07 05:36:16

By Franck Prevel GRIGNY, France (Reuters) - More than 30 police were hurt and 800 vehicles burned in France's poor suburbs as unrest spread and intensified for an 11th night despite a vow by President Jacques Chirac to defeat it.

2005-11-07 02:18:17

By Franck Prevel GRIGNY, France (Reuters) - Over 30 police were hurt and more than 800 vehicles burned overnight across France as unrest spread and intensified in the 11th night of violence in poor suburbs that President Jacques Chirac has vowed to defeat.

2005-11-06 18:52:34

By Franck Prevel GRIGNY, France (Reuters) - Rioters fired shots at police and set hundreds of cars ablaze in an 11th night of violence in France on Monday, hours after President Jacques Chirac vowed to restore order.

2005-11-06 17:50:59

By Elizabeth Pineau and Sophie Louet PARIS (Reuters) - President Jacques Chirac on Sunday vowed to restore order in France after riots in Paris spread across the country and began to unnerve his European neighbors.

2005-11-06 07:17:32

By Elisabeth Pineau PARIS (Reuters) - Gangs of youths torched 1,300 vehicles overnight in the 10th consecutive night of violence in Paris's poor suburbs and major French towns, despite the deployment of thousands of extra police.


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