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French police arrested 875 people in third night of rioting: ministry

New tensions in France after policeman jailed over violence
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French police arrested 875 people during overnight rioting, around half of them in the Paris region, the interior ministry said Friday, updating a previous figure.

A total of 492 buildings were damaged, 2,000 vehicles were burned and 3,880 fires were started, according to figures given by President Emmanuel Macron at the start of a crisis meeting on Friday.


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Agence France-Presse (AFP) is a French international news agency headquartered in Paris, France. Founded in 1835 as Havas, it is the world's oldest news agency.

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