France pension reform protests: Protesters enter airport amid nationwide protests

CNN — Protesters entered an airport in southwestern France on Tuesday amid protests against the country’s pension reform proposals, which have sparked widespread protests and paralyzed key services across the country in recent weeks. Social media videos verified by CNN show smoke bombs being thrown by protesters outside the Biarritz airport entrance and terminal boarding … Read more

Israel. Mass protests erupt after Netanyahu fires Defense Minister Yoav Gallant

Jerusalem CNN — Massive crowds filled the streets of the Israeli city of Tel Aviv late Sunday night after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu sacked his defense minister over his opposition to a planned judicial overhaul. Waving Israeli flags and chanting “democracy,” protesters could be seen blocking streets and bridges, including the Ayalon highway. Protesters set … Read more

Protests against pension reform in France turn violent after national day of action

Paris CNN — More than a million people took to the streets across France on Thursday, with protests turning violent in some areas as protesters expressed fury over proposed pension reforms. Clashes between groups of protesters and police erupted after workers staged a nationwide strike throughout Thursday, with outbreaks in Paris and regional capitals. French … Read more