Athens simmers

Updated On Feb 10, 2012 08:36 PM IST
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Demonstrators pass under a mural during protests against planned reforms by Greece's coalition government in Athens. REUTERS/John Kolesidis View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Feb 10, 2012 08:36 PM IST

Demonstrators pass under a mural during protests against planned reforms by Greece's coalition government in Athens. REUTERS/John Kolesidis

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A riot policeman tries to avoid a stone thrown by a protester during clashes in Athens. Thousands took to the streets of Athens as unions launched a two-day general strike against planned austerity measures on Friday, a day after Greece's crucial international bailout was put in limbo by its partners in the 17-nation eurozone. AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Feb 10, 2012 08:36 PM IST

A riot policeman tries to avoid a stone thrown by a protester during clashes in Athens. Thousands took to the streets of Athens as unions launched a two-day general strike against planned austerity measures on Friday, a day after Greece's crucial international bailout was put in limbo by its partners in the 17-nation eurozone. AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris

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A petrol bomb explodes near riot police during protests against planned reforms by Greece's coalition government in Athens. REUTERS/John Kolesidis View Photos in a new improved layout
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A petrol bomb explodes near riot police during protests against planned reforms by Greece's coalition government in Athens. REUTERS/John Kolesidis

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A defaced Bank of Greece sign is seen during protests against planned reforms by Greece's coalition government in Athens. REUTERS/John Kolesidis View Photos in a new improved layout
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A defaced Bank of Greece sign is seen during protests against planned reforms by Greece's coalition government in Athens. REUTERS/John Kolesidis

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Protesters clash with riot police during a 48-hour general strike in Athens. Greek protesters threw stones and firebombs at riot police who responded with tear gas in Athens on February 10 as clashes erupted on the sidelines of a protest against new austerity cuts. AFP / ARIS MESSINIS View Photos in a new improved layout
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Protesters clash with riot police during a 48-hour general strike in Athens. Greek protesters threw stones and firebombs at riot police who responded with tear gas in Athens on February 10 as clashes erupted on the sidelines of a protest against new austerity cuts. AFP / ARIS MESSINIS

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Demonstrators rally in front of Parliament in Athens. Thousands took to the streets of Athens as unions launched a two-day general strike against planned austerity measures a day after Greece's crucial international bailout was put in limbo by its partners in the 17-nation eurozone. Clashes broke out in Syntagma Square, outside Parliament, as dozens of hooded youths threw fire bombs and stones at police, who responded with tear gas. AP /Dimitri Messinis View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Feb 10, 2012 08:36 PM IST

Demonstrators rally in front of Parliament in Athens. Thousands took to the streets of Athens as unions launched a two-day general strike against planned austerity measures a day after Greece's crucial international bailout was put in limbo by its partners in the 17-nation eurozone. Clashes broke out in Syntagma Square, outside Parliament, as dozens of hooded youths threw fire bombs and stones at police, who responded with tear gas. AP /Dimitri Messinis

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A demonstrator confronts riot police during protests against planned reforms by Greece's coalition government in Athens. REUTERS/Yiorgos Karahalis View Photos in a new improved layout
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A demonstrator confronts riot police during protests against planned reforms by Greece's coalition government in Athens. REUTERS/Yiorgos Karahalis

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A demonstrator is detained by riot police during protests against planned reforms by Greece's coalition government in Athens. REUTERS/John Kolesidis View Photos in a new improved layout
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A demonstrator is detained by riot police during protests against planned reforms by Greece's coalition government in Athens. REUTERS/John Kolesidis

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