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
- Ukraine ready to accept harsh IMF reforms
- Telecoms tycoon says start-ups can grow in France
- Congressional Republicans relent on US debt ceiling increase
- Markets slammed with sell-off over global economy concerns
- Evangelos Venizelos, Greek foreign minister
- EU loses AAA credit rating
- Singaporeans are saddled with debt, but still shopping
- Detroit bankruptcy case goes to court
- Default avoided but problem deferred
- Congress votes to end US government shutdown
Date created : 2011-11-17