Tanker is anchored off the Fos-Lavera oil hub near Marseille, for the seventh day of the strike, on May 30, 2016. AFP / BORIS HORVAT
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As Paris tourism struggles to overcome last November's Islamist attacks, the world's most visited city faces a new threat from a wave of protests and further planned strikes, tourism officials warned Monday.Data published by national statistics office INSEE this month showed that nearly six months after the Paris attacks, foreign visitors still shun the French capital, with the number of their nightly hotel stays in the Paris region down 9.1 percent in the first quarter from a year ago. Hotel stays by Japanese visitors were down 56 percent in the first quarter compared to the same period in 2015, while Russians were down by 35 percent and Chinese 13.9 percent, the Paris region tourist board said.The CGT labor union has called for another big national street protest in Paris on June 14 .
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