France fears more riots; Museums, Eiffel Tower to close
Thursday, 6 December 2018 () PARIS (AP) — Authorities across France braced Thursday for the possibility of more riots and violence at anti-government protests this weekend, holding emergency meetings and deploying tens of thousands of police and security forces. Museums, theaters and shops in Paris announced they would close Saturday as a precaution — including the city’s famed Eiffel Tower. […]
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...
According to Reuters, the French government may declare a state of emergency following recent protesting riots in the city of Paris. Police say they have arrested more than 400 people in the city this..
French authorities will close dozens of museums, tourism sites and shops on Saturday, including the Eiffel Tower and Louvre, fearing a recurrence of last week's... Reuters - Front PageAlso reported by •France 24 •The News Articles