epa10547278 A protester jumps over a fire during a rally against the government's pension reform in Paris, France, 28 March 2023. France faces an ongoing national strike against the government's pensions reform after tthe French prime minister announced on 16 March 2023 the use of Article 49 paragraph 3 (49.3) of the French Constitution to have the text on the controversial pension reform law - raising retirement age from 62 to 64 - be definitively adopted without a vote.  EPA/CHRISTOPHE PETIT TESSON