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Vehicles are burning as thousands of people take to the streets during the May Day demonstrations on May 1, 2018 in Paris, France. This month celebrates the 50th anniversary of May 68 when France seen millions of students and striking workers, come onto the streets in demonstrations that changed the country. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

Vehicles are burning as thousands of people take to the streets during the May Day demonstrations on May 1, 2018 in Paris, France. This month celebrates the 50th anniversary of May 68 when France seen millions of students and striking workers, come onto the streets in demonstrations that changed the country. (Photo by Jeff J. Mitchell/Getty Images)
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03 May 2018 00:03:00
Mohammad Ashgar, 65, an Indian rickshaw puller, poses for a photograph next to his rickshaw in Kolkata on April 21, 2018. A mainstay of 19 th century transportation options, the hand- pulled rickshaw survives in India only in Kolkata after being outlawed elsewhere. The local puller's union puts the number of pullers in the city at 3,000. The union has resisted all previous attempts to ban their livelihood, previously organising mass protests of their members against moves to stamp out the practice. (Photo by Dibyangshu Sarkar/AFP Photo)

Ahead of May Day, AFP' s video and photo teams spoke to men and women around the globe whose jobs are becoming increasingly rare, particularly as technology transforms societies. Here: Mohammad Ashgar, 65, an Indian rickshaw puller, poses for a photograph next to his rickshaw in Kolkata on April 21, 2018. (Photo by Dibyangshu Sarkar/AFP Photo)
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02 May 2018 00:01:00
A protester dressed as a clown holds an umbrella over a Swiss police officer on a motorbike during a May Day demonstration in Zurich, Switzerland on May 1, 2017. (Photo by Arnd Wiegmann/Reuters)

A protester dressed as a clown holds an umbrella over a Swiss police officer on a motorbike during a May Day demonstration in Zurich, Switzerland on May 1, 2017. (Photo by Arnd Wiegmann/Reuters)
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02 May 2017 09:36:00
A reveller walks through the streets in the early hours during traditional May Day celebrations in Oxford, Britain, May 1, 2015. (Photo by Dylan Martinez/Reuters)

A reveller walks through the streets in the early hours during traditional May Day celebrations in Oxford, Britain, May 1, 2015. (Photo by Dylan Martinez/Reuters)
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03 May 2015 12:21:00
Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler (1889 - 1945) greets supporters at a May Day gathering in the Olympic Stadium, Berlin

Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler greets supporters at a May Day gathering in the Olympic Stadium, Berlin. (Photo by Keystone). 1st May 1938
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01 May 2011 10:58:00