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Man dies during protests on French island Mayotte

A protester died on Wednesday as police clashed with demonstrators in Mayotte, a French island in the Indian Ocean that has been paralysed for three weeks by social unrest. Local police said the 39-year-old man, Ali El Anziz, apparently died … Continue reading

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Unpaid workers block key street in French Polynesia

Workers in French Polynesia have this morning again blocked most of a key street in Papeete in protest at not being paid for four months. The group is owed money for work on the new hospital but funding woes and … Continue reading

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French Polynesia capital hit by strikes

A number of strikes have been started in the French Polynesian capital Papeete, mainly affecting the port. The port police has begun a strike in an attempt to be paid the allowances agreed to last year. Stevedoring staff have also … Continue reading

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