Sporadic outbreaks of violence on Italy Square in Paris as "yellow vests" mark anniversary

Sporadic outbreaks of violence on Italy Square in Paris as "yellow vests" mark anniversary

Flipped cars, paving stones and garbage fires: Italy square, in the south of Paris, is the scene of sporadic outbreaks of violence, quickly drowned in a flood of tear gas, as the 'yellow vests' celebrate the first anniversary of their movement.
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Italy election: polling stations open in key regional election

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Turkey quake death toll rises to 31

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Paris celebrates Chinese New Year with a colorful parade

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