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.
EUROZONE DEBT CRISIS
- IMF warns of $152 trillion global debt time bomb
- Mozambique's reputation tarnished by hidden debt scandal
- Italy faces 'decades' of stagnant growth as banking crisis looms
- US territory Puerto Rico drowning in debt
- James Galbraith on Greece's debt crisis: ‘A default is inevitable’
- Landmark debt relief deal agreed for Greece
- Eurozone agrees ‘breakthrough’ debt deal with Greece
- Payback time (again) - Who's to blame for bad debt? (part 2)
- Payback time (again) - Greece and its debtors (part 1)
- Puerto Rico will default on $422 million payment, governor says
Date created : 2011-11-17