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Major unrest in Paris as strike escalates, cutting off fuel pipelines and terminals, it is really getting bad.  Greece continues to have problems as well…

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Fuel supply to Paris airports cut amid pension strikes

Police and students clashed in France in pension reform protests

The fuel pipeline to Paris’s main airports has been shut off amid strikes over government pension reforms.

The company that operates the pipeline told French media that the capital’s main airport, Charles de Gaulle, could run out of fuel as early as next week.

There are fears of fuel shortages as all of France’s 12 oil refineries have been hit by strikes, and many oil depots remain blockaded.

Unions are opposed to government plans to raise the retirement age.

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