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France to close Eiffel Tower, Louvre, fearing new 'yellow vest' unrest

Credit: Reuters- Published on December 6, 2018
France will close the Eiffel Tower and other tourism landmarks and draft in thousands more security forces on Saturday to stave off another wave of violent protests in the capital over living costs.
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Credit: Wochit News
Published on December 6, 2018 -  01:04
France Will Close Eiffel Tower, Louvre, In Fear Of Protests
France is set to close the Eiffel Tower and other major tourist attractions in Paris this weekend, in fear of another wave of violent protests in the country. Reuters reports Prime Minister Edouard Philippe said 89,000 police would be deployed throughout France this weekend in attempts to stop a repeat of last Saturdayโ€™s massive protests across France. Protestors of the โ€œyellow vestโ€ movement have called on social media for โ€œAct IV," meaning a fourth weekend of protest.

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