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Paris riots

French President Emmanuel Macron visits riot-damaged Arc de Triomphe, state of emergency mulled

Masked, black-clad groups ran amok across central Paris on Saturday, torching dozens of cars and buildings, looting shops, smashing windows and fighting police in the worst unrest the capital has seen since 1968, posing the most formidable challenge Emmanuel Macron has faced in his 18-month-old presidency.

Dec 02, 2018, 17:28 PM IST

France mulls state of emergency after Paris riots, won't change policy

The French government will consider imposing a state of emergency to prevent a recurrence of France`s worst riots in years, but while it is open to dialogue it will not change course, its spokesman said on Sunday.

Dec 02, 2018, 16:05 PM IST