Youth Protest In Nantes

Over 1500 students rallied in Nantes, on the 5th of April, against the controversial El Khomri labor law project which aim at revitalize the job market by softening the job termination rules and many other laws protecting workers. Numerous banks and public proprieties have been damaged during the protest. Over a dozen persons got arrested by Police forces during the event.

Young woman taking pictures with her cellphone of protesters engaging the rally away from tear gas fired at them by Police forces.

Young woman taking pictures with her cellphone of protesters engaging the rally away from tear gas fired at them by Police forces.

Middle-aged protesters walking alongside masked teenagers.

Middle-aged protesters walking alongside masked teenagers.

Two women looking from a store window  at the protesters climbing stairs in the city center of Nantes.

Two women looking from a store window  at the protesters climbing stairs in the city center of Nantes.

"Opinion cannot be our only compass" El Khomri Rebellion is our only compass

"Opinion cannot be our only compass" El Khomri
Rebellion is our only compass

Masked protesters standing in front of the rally.

Masked protesters standing in front of the rally.

Protersters walking past a vandalized bus.

Protersters walking past a vandalized bus.

People looking at the protest walk through the city.

People looking at the protest walk through the city.

A youg child and a teenager looking at protesters clashing with the Police.

A youg child and a teenager looking at protesters clashing with the Police.

Tear gas fired by the Police to repel the protesters away from the railway.

Tear gas fired by the Police to repel the protesters away from the railway.

Protesters teasing the Police from a bridge located above the railway.

Protesters teasing the Police from a bridge located above the railway.

Teenager running away from tear gas with a stuffed Stitch under her arm.

Teenager running away from tear gas with a stuffed Stitch under her arm.

A cyclist protecting himself and ridding away from tear gas.

A cyclist protecting himself and ridding away from tear gas.

Protesters running away from tear gas in front of the Château des Ducs de Bretagne.

Protesters running away from tear gas in front of the Château des Ducs de Bretagne.

Cops from the BRI unit.

Cops from the BRI unit.

Police officer taking the identity of a protester shortly after arresting him.

People assessing the damages made by rioters against a bank and insurance agency from the Crédit Agricole.

People assessing the damages made by rioters against a bank and insurance agency from the Crédit Agricole.

A man looking at his map in the center of Nantes as the city regain it's calm.

A man looking at his map in the center of Nantes as the city regain it's calm.

Tossed But Not Sunk

Paris, ten months after the deadly terrorist attacks against Charlie Hebdo and the Hypercacher perpetrated by Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, Daesh robbed the lives of at least 129 people and injuring over 350 on the 13th of November's night.

The following pictures have been taken on the 15th (first picture only) and 17th of November 

Kids playing in autumn leaves on Avenue de l'Observatoire.

Kids playing in autumn leaves on Avenue de l'Observatoire.

An elderly woman chatting with a gardener of the Botanical Garden.

An elderly woman chatting with a gardener of the Botanical Garden.

Women greeting each others, Place de la République. 

Women greeting each others, Place de la République. 

Parisians gathering around the Statue of the Republic.

Parisians gathering around the Statue of the Republic.

A man adjusting flowers in front of a sign saying "Paris,  chose life!!!"

A man adjusting flowers in front of a sign saying "Paris,  chose life!!!"

Parisians paying their respects to the 129 victims who lost their lives and the 352 wounded.

Parisians paying their respects to the 129 victims who lost their lives and the 352 wounded.

"Thai solidarity in France" 

"Thai solidarity in France" 

People of all origins at Place de la République

People of all origins at Place de la République

People debating in front of the monument.

People debating in front of the monument.

"Not Even Afraid". Gendarmes on patrol going down to the metro.

"Not Even Afraid". Gendarmes on patrol going down to the metro.

Black-Blanc-Beur. A musician playing a song about fraternity on Place de la République.

Black-Blanc-Beur. A musician playing a song about fraternity on Place de la République.

A female soldier from the French Army paroling the Louvre.

A female soldier from the French Army paroling the Louvre.

The unilluminated Eiffel Tower detaching itself  from the landscape  as a woman take pictures of street hawkers.

The unilluminated Eiffel Tower detaching itself  from the landscape  as a woman take pictures of street hawkers.

Operation Fearless Guardian

Almost 300 U.S. Paratroopers  arrived in Ukraine on the 17th of April 2015, to conduct Operation Fearless Guardian. A military program to help Ukraine in its effort to train the newly formed National Guard. Which would be later on deployed on the front line against pro-Russian rebels in Donetsk and Luhansk Oblast.

All the following pictures were taken last August at the Starychi Military Base located 40Km outside of Lviv, western Ukraine.

U.S. paratroopers demonstrating how to clear a room to Ukrainian soldiers.

U.S. paratroopers demonstrating how to clear a room to Ukrainian soldiers.

Ukrainian and U.S. soldiers discussing about tactics to use while taking assault on buildings.

Ukrainian and U.S. soldiers discussing about tactics to use while taking assault on buildings.

Ukrainian soldier listening to U.S. instructors.

Ukrainian soldier listening to U.S. instructors.

Ukrainian soldiers joking around after their theoretical course.

Ukrainian soldiers joking around after their theoretical course.

Staff Sergeant Murray and Staff Sergeant Dolce from the 173rd Airborne Brigade.

Staff Sergeant Murray and Staff Sergeant Dolce from the 173rd Airborne Brigade.

Ukrainian soldier covering his brother in arms during an exercise where they take assault on a fake village hold by their American counterparts.

Ukrainian soldier covering his brother in arms during an exercise where they take assault on a fake village hold by their American counterparts.

Ukrainian soldiers peaking at the corner of a fake building while an American officer monitor the exercise.

Ukrainian soldiers peaking at the corner of a fake building while an American officer monitor the exercise.

Ukrainian soldier covering his comrades from behind railways.

Ukrainian soldier covering his comrades from behind railways.

Ukrainian soldiers clearing the fake village building by building.

Ukrainian soldiers clearing the fake village building by building.

Ukrainian and American soldiers leaving the fake village at the end of the exercises.

Ukrainian and American soldiers leaving the fake village at the end of the exercises.

Ukrainian soldier.

Ukrainian soldier.

American soldiers from the 173rd Airborne Brigade eating lunch at the shooting range. 

American soldiers from the 173rd Airborne Brigade eating lunch at the shooting range. 

U.S. paratroopers training at the shooting range.

U.S. paratroopers training at the shooting range.

U.S. soldiers from the 173rd Airborne Brigade searching and gathering their ammunition casings.

U.S. soldiers from the 173rd Airborne Brigade searching and gathering their ammunition casings.

Paratroopers marking their target hits.

Paratroopers marking their target hits.

U.S. soldiers sliding a  nasal trumpet inside the nose of their comrade during medical training.  

U.S. soldiers sliding a nasal trumpet inside the nose of their comrade during medical training.  

Paratroopers inspecting the chest of their comrade during medical training. 

Paratroopers inspecting the chest of their comrade during medical training. 

Officer supervising the medical training giving instructions.

Officer supervising the medical training giving instructions.

Team leader from the Ukrainian National Guard giving instruction to his soldiers at the beginning of a patrol exercise.

Team leader from the Ukrainian National Guard giving instruction to his soldiers at the beginning of a patrol exercise.

Ukrainian National Guard on patrol exercise.

Ukrainian National Guard on patrol exercise.

Ukrainian soldiers walking past an American HUMVEE during a patrol exercise.

Ukrainian soldiers walking past an American HUMVEE during a patrol exercise.

Ukrainian soldiers hitting the ground and returning fire after being ambushed by U.S. soldier during the patrol exercise. 

Ukrainian soldiers hitting the ground and returning fire after being ambushed by U.S. soldier during the patrol exercise. 

Ukrainian soldiers returning fire from behind cover as they slowly progress inside the forest.

Ukrainian soldiers returning fire from behind cover as they slowly progress inside the forest.

Ukrainian soldier from the national guard running through the forest towards the attackers position during a patrol exercise.

Ukrainian soldier from the national guard running through the forest towards the attackers position during a patrol exercise.

Ukrainian soldier guarding one of his U.S. counterpart playing dead during exercise.

Ukrainian soldier guarding one of his U.S. counterpart playing dead during exercise.

Ukrainian serviceman searching the U.S. paratrooper as his comrades secure the area.

Ukrainian serviceman searching the U.S. paratrooper as his comrades secure the area.

Ukrainian soldiers from the national guard returning to their patrol path after successfully defeating  an ambush during their training exercise.

Ukrainian soldiers from the national guard returning to their patrol path after successfully defeating  an ambush during their training exercise.