French Interior Minister Brice Hortefeux, centre, visits a street where clashes erupted between youth and police forces in Lyon, central France, Wednesday Oct. 20, 2010. French authorities forced ... more 
French Interior Minister Brice Hortefeux, centre, visits a street where clashes erupted between youth and police forces in Lyon, central France, Wednesday Oct. 20, 2010. French authorities forced strike-shuttered fuel depots to reopen to ensure gasoline supplies, and the interior minister threatened Wednesday to send in paramilitary police to stop rioting on the fringes of protests against raising the retirement age to 62. Months of largely peaceful demonstrations against the pension reform have taken a violent turn in recent days. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Michel Spingler
Wed, Oct 20, 2010 11:07 AM EDT