Cops petrol bombed as Greeks fume at new €10 bln cuts call

Thursday, October 18, 2012
By Paul Martin

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Oct 18, 2012

Scenes of violence return to the streets of Athens where police have resorted to tear gas to disperse anti-austerity protesters. Thousands of Greeks voiced their anger over a new round of cuts being demanded by the country’s lenders in exchange for another bailout payment. This coincides with a general strike that has seen tens of thousands of people walking off the job – for the second time this month. RT talks to Panagiotis Sotiris from the University of the Aegean.

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