A demonstrator holds a flag amid tear gas as he faces police during clashes at a demonstration over pension reform at Place Bellecour in Lyon

 
A demonstrator holds a flag amid tear gas as he faces police during clashes at a demonstration over pension reform at Place Bellecour in Lyon
A demonstrator holds a flag amid tear gas as he faces police during clashes at a demonstration over pension reform at Place Bellecour in Lyon October 21, 2010. France faced another day of strikes and confrontation on its streets on Thursday as the government grappled to restore fuel supply with senators just a few days away from voting on pension reform. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse (FRANCE - Tags: POLITICS EMPLOYMENT BUSINESS CIVIL UNREST EDUCATION)