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Police fires teargas at rioters during anti-austerity protest on general strike day

Police fired teargas at rioters during the big anti-austerity protest in downtown Athens on Wednesday. Thousands joined the unions rally on the day of the general strike. People wearing hoods started to throw stones at riot police squads when the big rally of unions and political parties reached the building …

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Molotov & teargas in Athens during big anti-austerity rally as 24h strike paralyses Greece (pcts, videos)

it was short around one o’ clock Thursday noon, when a raging crowd of some 60 people wearing hoods started to hurl molotov cocktail bombs at riot police squads around the Syntagma Square in downtown Athens during the big protest march against the pensions reform. Within minutes the raging crowd …

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Athens: strong rain spoils anti-austerity protest on strike day Nov 6/2013

Members of public and private sector unions gathered in downtown Athens on Wednesday morning to protest the austerity policies of Greek government.  Unions have called for a nationwide general strike on November 6th ahead a new tsunami of wages and pensions cuts and lay-offs in the public administration. The protest …

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Athens Anti-Austerity Protests – Live Stream, Nov 7/2012

Thousands have rushed outside the Greek Parliament on Wednesday evening to protest the austerity package that is due to be voted at midnight. With Banners and anti-austerity slogans, members of trade unions and political parties from the opposition raise their voice against a bill that will further crack the back …

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Mikis Theodorakis: I want To Look Right in Their Eyes Before They Vote

“I want to look right into their eyes, before they vote for the austerity measures” famous music composer  Mikis Theodorakis told reporters before entering the Greek parliament. “They are getting ready to vote for the death of Greece” he underlined. Veteran politicians Mikis Theodorakis, 85, and Manolis Glezos, 89, had called …

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Live-Stream: Athens Mass Protest Against Austerity, Febr 12/2012

Thousands of Greek shave flocked outside the Greek Parliament, while members of the parliament are due to cast their votes pro or contra the new loan agreement and austerity package bill at midnight. Live Streaming directly from Syntagma Square ΣΥΛΛΑΛΗΤΗΡΙΟ ΓΣΕΕ-ΑΔΕΔΥ | LIVE STREAMING από News247 occationally you will have …

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Rival Soccer Fans to Join United Athens Protests

Fans of Greek arch rival soccer teams Olympiakos and Panathinaikos will join united the mass protest in Athens scheduled for 5 pm on Sunday. The fans of Panionios will also join the common protest. Estimated 4,ooo fans will meet at 2.30 pm at the Metro station <Agios Dimitrios> and head …

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While Greeks Get Ready for the Mass-Protest on Sunday…

“We’ll go tomorrow, will you come?” Anna, 50, tells me on the phone. “We definitely must do something” tells me Maria, 45. “We won’t let lose until they go” tells me my cousin, 40. All middle-class Greeks that “want to do something” tomorrow, Sunday. That is, go downtown, outside the …

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