January 31, 2013

Clashes in Athens as protesters break into govt. building

Austerity enraged protesters broke into a government building and threatened the labor minister, Wednesday. Riot police then intervened with tear gas, batons and pepper spray, with one person taken to hospital.

The protest, by a few hundred people, was organized by a Communist backed labor union, and took place in front of the Labor Ministry building. Read more.


Labor unions ratchet up pressure on Greek government - Ekathimerini
Protest of Greece’s media syndicators, professional journalists (video) - PressTV

Households slashed consumer spending by 15 pct in three years - Ekathimerini
Moody’s says default not yet averted - Ekathimerini

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