France in turmoil as nationwide strike over pension reform stretches on
World News: Unions swear that their striking workers would keep troublesome rail and road transportation. Teenagers demonstration through the streets and vowed to go on boycotting their schools.

The government, trying to come into view unfazed, urged Parliament to ignore the chaos and pace up the vote on a bitterly contested retirement fund reform.

France lingered stuck Thursday in what has become a main test of President Nicolas Sarkozy's conservative presidency - the turmoil reason by a nationwide strike and protest movement that has maintained its drive well into a second month.

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