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05/05/2010 Mass protests in Greece in response to debt-crisis austerity measures

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Greek Protests Turn Violent

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Greece riots: 100,000 fight against harsh cuts in Athens protests

Demonstrations were provoked by plans to cut public spending and raise taxes as austerity measures in exchange for a €110 billion bail-out aimed at solving the Greek government-debt crisis. Three people were killed in the protest, one of the largest in Greece since 1973.
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