At least six people were killed and more than 200 injured as demonstrators contested President Joko Widodo's re-election.
Emmanuel Macron's presidential address was watched by more than 21 million people—a greater number than tuned in for France's World Cup Final victory last July.
Security forces were set to send in a dozen VBRGs, which had previously been deployed in Kosovo and the Ivory Coast; each VBTG can carry a 7.62 mm machine gun, a 40 mm grenade launcher and a bulldozer-like blade.
A government spokesperson said Macron was open to dialogue, but would not change course with regard to his policies.
More than 22,000 police and security agents are set to put the city on lockdown, with 33 protests against the summit planned.
The FBI arrested the leader and two members of a Southern California white supremacist group, the Rise Above Movement, for inciting political riots.
A shopping center was set alight during the unrest.
The police commander instructed officers to prepare for protests starting April 19.
"You can riot if you're white and your team wins, but if you're black and being killed, you can't speak out," said Hawk Newsome from Black Lives Matter.
Photos from the April 15, 1968 issue of Newsweek provide a behind-the-scenes look at the nationwide riots following Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassination.
The water cannons were purchased by his predecessor for the Metropolitan Police after the London riots.
Fans clash with French riot police as some 90,000 spectators descend on Marseille.
The unrest followed a day of protest marches over labor law reforms that turned violent.
Despite recent victories Trump might fall short of the majority of delegates required.
Greek PM Alexis Tsipras had to rely on opposition parties to pass a bill consenting to the eurozone bailout
Anti-establishment protesters threw dozens of petrol bombs at police in front of parliament.
"The people of Baltimore deserve better," said Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake.
Gray's death was ruled a homicide.
Jay Z's new music platform will offer a free audio stream of the concert and will match donations.
Residents said they needed to see justice served, not only in Baltimore but in other U.S. communities.