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French police stand in position as fireworks go off during clashes with youth in Nanterre, a Paris suburb.

REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

Violent protests in France keep Macron at home

French President Emmanuel Macron was forced to cancel a state visit to Germany on Sunday – which would have been the first such event in 23 years – as riots continued across France. The now out-of-control situation was sparked by the June 27 killing of a young Arab man by a cop at a traffic stop in a Parisian suburb.

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