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Athens: anti-austerity protest as lawmakers vote Budget 2015

Unionists of public and private sector unions GSEE and ADEDY as wells as members and supporters of main opposition left-wing SYRIZA and communist union PAME have gathered outside the Greek Parliament to protest the voting of another austerity budget, i.e. Budget 2015. Police closed the traffic around the area.   …

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Athens: Senior bicyclist vs riot police as he tries to reach home (video)

Saturday night in Exarchia district of Athens, center of clashes between protesters and riot police. A senior bicyclist wants to pass through a riot police squad to reach his home.Police tells him he cannot go for his own protection. But the senior man insists telling police that he is capable …

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Athens highlights: riots & clashes, tear gas & petrol bombs, Dec 6/2014 (videos, picts)

Clashes, tear gas, water cannons, stun grenades, petrol bombs, stones, fires in garbage bins, barricades, damages in shops and some cases of looting, detentions, arrests and injuries… these components set the scenery of the protests on Saturday evening in many Greek cities. Demonstrators gathered to commemorate the 6th anniversary of …

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