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People demonstrate on October 19, 2010 in Paris against pension reform. France faces a sixth day of national protests against President Nicolas Sarkozy's reforms, with the stakes rising after youths battled riot police and filling stations ran dry. A placard reads, "When order is injustice, disorder is a beginning of Justice'. By Joel Saget/AFP/Getty Images.

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