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
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- ‘France to stand by Greece to lighten debt burden’, says Hollande
- Greece hails ‘special relationship’ with France on Hollande visit
- Greek opposition tries to form new govt to prevent snap vote
- Greek PM Tsipras resigns and calls early elections
- Eurogroup approves third bailout for debt-ridden Greece
- Puerto Rico defaults: is it America's Greece?
- Greek markets open 22.8% down after five-week closure
- Greece's creditors are back in town
- Can Greece grow its way out of its economic crisis?
Date created : 2011-11-17