Since French President Emmanuel Macron took the office in May 2017, at least 15 ministers have left their posts for issues ranging from corruption allegations to accusations of forging documents.
French government spokesman Benjamin Griveaux says that the recall was prompted by months of "unfounded attacks" from Italian government members Luigi Di Maio and Matteo Salvini.
French President Emmanuel Macron held an emergency meeting with the prime minister and interior minister to discuss the riots and how to begin a dialogue with the protest movement, which has no real structure or leadership.
A rally turned into a violent protest in Paris where police fired tear gas to disperse hundreds of people, protesting against government's economic policies.
Government confirms campaign pledge by President Emmanuel Macron despite opposition.
Hundreds of families have filed lawsuits against French dairy company Lactalis after their babies drank salmonella-tainted milk produced by the company. 12 million packages of powdered baby milk have been recalled in 83 countries so far.
After months of wrangling to form a government, a deal was struck between the Germany's two largest parties to form a coalition. However, an SPD congress still has to approve any "grand coalition".
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