May Day protests and celebrationsUpdated 11:13 AM ET, Tue May 2, 2017 Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what's happening in the world as it unfolds. Photos: May Day protests and celebrationsPolice officers in Paris are engulfed in flames as they clash with May Day protesters on Monday, May 1. May Day protests turned violent in several cities around the world.Hide Caption 1 of 11 Photos: May Day protests and celebrationsPeople in Havana, Cuba, carry a photo of late leader Fidel Castro during a May Day parade.Hide Caption 2 of 11 Photos: May Day protests and celebrationsPeople march during a May Day rally in Barcelona, Spain.Hide Caption 3 of 11 Photos: May Day protests and celebrationsWorkers take part in a tug-of-war as they celebrate May Day at the Pyongyang Thermal Power Complex in Pyongyang, North Korea.Hide Caption 4 of 11 Photos: May Day protests and celebrationsPeople take part in a May Day rally in Moscow.Hide Caption 5 of 11 Photos: May Day protests and celebrationsProtesters in Ankara, Turkey, stand behind the word "hayir," which means "no" in Turkish. Many May Day rallies called for better pay and working conditions.Hide Caption 6 of 11 Photos: May Day protests and celebrationsGarment workers shout slogans as they participate in a May Day rally in Dhaka, Bangladesh.Hide Caption 7 of 11 Photos: May Day protests and celebrationsWorkers in South Africa take part in a May Day march to the Johannesburg Stock Exchange building.Hide Caption 8 of 11 Photos: May Day protests and celebrationsBean curd covers a picture of acting Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen during a rally in Taipei.Hide Caption 9 of 11 Photos: May Day protests and celebrationsStudents hold a banner reading "Georgian Trade Unions" as they march on May Day in Tbilisi, Georgia.Hide Caption 10 of 11 Photos: May Day protests and celebrationsWorkers march on May Day in Jakarta, Indonesia.Hide Caption 11 of 11May Day marked around the world by protests and celebrations.More from WorldTillerson addresses Trump's Afghanistan planTillerson: We can turn tide in AfghansistanMalala Yousafzai Fast FactsNATO chief: We cannot allow Afghan safe havenAfghan official praises Trump's 'firm messages'