Reform

Thailand's Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra gestures to her supporters as she travels by train from Surin province to Sisaket province...Thailand's Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra gestures to her supporters as she travels by train from Surin province to Sisaket province, north east of Bangkok, December 18, 2013. Anti-government demonstrators in Thailand said they will step up their protests in an attempt to force Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra from office and push through electoral reforms before a general election is held.  REUTERS/Stringer

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Yingluck Shinawatra, prime minister of Thailand, gestures to her supporters as she travels by train from Surin province to Sisaket province, northeast of Bangkok. Anti-government demonstrators in Thailand said they would step up their protests in an attempt to force Ms Yingluck from office and push through electoral reforms before a general election is held. Read more

Demonstrators hold fireworks as part of a nationwide day of protest against the government's plans to reform France's debt-ridden pension system.,

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Demonstrators hold fireworks as part of a nationwide day of protest against the government’s plans to reform France’s debt-ridden pension system in Marseille.