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autotldr t1_je3ctm3 wrote

This is the best tl;dr I could make, original reduced by 81%. (I'm a bot)

> Hundreds of thousands of people are expected to take part in strikes and protests Tuesday in the tenth day of action since January against reforms of the country's pension system.

> The Interior Ministry said it expected disorder at Tuesday's protests and had deployed 13,000 police - 5,500 of them in Paris - to counter it.

> The change is opposed by trade unions and the majority of people but Macron, who has made reform of the country's generous pension system the cornerstone of his presidency, says the country cannot afford the ballooning deficits it will run up over the next 25 years as the country's population ages.

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