October 4, 2016

Rock the bus: Pensioners take to the streets in Athens to protest benefits cutbacks



Tensions are running high in the Greek capital after crowds of pensioners rocked a police bus and clashed with officers during a rally over cutbacks to benefits imposed by the government.

Police deployed tear gas against the protesters.

RT

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Greek Police Use Tear-Gas Against Protesting Pensioners - Greek Reporter
Half of Greece’s Pensioners Threatened by Further Pension Cuts and Poverty - Greek Reporter

Greek Economy Set to Grow by 2.7% Under Budget Plan - Greek Reporter
Eurostat: Greece Is Still the Unemployment ‘Champ’ of the European Union - Greek Reporter

New poll shows gov’t trails even further behind ND - eKathimerini

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