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Greek protesters attack German consul

November 16, 2012

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(PUBLISHED IN RT.COM) Dozens of anti-austerity protesters clashed with police yesterday after breaking into a conference centre in northern Greece to demonstrate against the presence of a German government official. The protesting municipal workers pushed and threw coffee on Wolfgang Hölsche-Obermaier, a German consul in Thessaloniki, who was attending a conference of Greek and German […]

Greeks protest against ‘austerity’ with general strike

September 26, 2012

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(PUBLISHED IN PS EUROPE) Greeks are staging the first anti-austerity general strike in the country since Prime Minister Antonis Samaras and his conservative-led coalition government came to power in June – a day after demonstrations marking public anger over spending cuts and a possible bail-out in Spain turned violent.   The 24-hour walkout is the […]

Spanish congress braces for protest against ‘austerity’

September 25, 2012

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(PUBLISHED IN BBC) Riot police have ringed the Spanish parliament in Madrid as protesters gather for a march against austerity tagged “Occupy Congress”. Metal barriers have been placed around the building to block access from every possible direction, correspondents say. Indignants, as the protesters are known, say they are protesting at the “kidnapping” of democracy. […]

Spain protestors to march on parliament

September 25, 2012

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(PUBLISHED IN NTN24 NEWS) Protestors said they will surround Spain’s tightly guarded parliament on Tuesday in a symbolic demonstration against a financial crisis they say has “kidnapped” democracy. Police set up barriers and a tight guard around the lower house of parliament in central Madrid as various groups linked to the protest movement known as […]