Greek police fired teargas at protesters in the capital Athens on Thursday after thousands of people hit the streets to protest against a bundle of austerity measures as the country’s new government struggles to reign in its crippling debt crisis.
REUTERS - Greek riot police fired tear gas against hooded protesters during an anti-austerity march on Thursday, one day after a national unity government took office charged with imposing painful tax rises and spending cuts to avert bankruptcy.
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Date created : 2011-11-17