Sunday, February 12, 2012

Greek protests

  • Police fired teargas at protesters outside the Greek parliament as MPs began debating the deeply unpopular bailout deal setting out €3.
  • (The Guardian)
  • ATHENS (Reuters) - Greek police fired teargas at protesters hurling stones and petrol bombs outside parliament in Athens on Sunday, as lawmakers inside debated deeply unpopular austerity measures to secure an EU/IMF bailout.
  • (Chicago Tribune)
  • ATHENS - Greek protesters threw stones and firebombs at riot police who responded with tear gas in Athens on Friday as clashes erupted on the sidelines of a protest against new austerity cuts.
  • (The Vancouver Sun)
  • There were familiar scenes outside the Greek parliament as protestors vented their anger over the latest austerity plan.
  • (Euro News)
  • ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek lawmakers are poised to begin debate on legislation Unions have called for a large protest outside Parliament starting at 5 p.m.
  • (KHOU)
  • The countrys unions have called a fresh protest on Sunday in front of the Greek parliament to protest what they say is the blackmail being imposed by the international troika of the EU, the IMF and the European Central Bank.
  • (MSN Philippines News)
  • ATHENS, Greece (AP) - Greeces future in the eurozone came under renewed threat Friday as popular protests again turned violent and said after the eurozone ministers declined to fully back the deal Greek leaders had agreed to.
  • (New Jersey Herald)
  • Stock futures are pointing lower today as protestors take to the streets of Athens. The Dow Jones Industrial Average is indicated to fall about 0.7 percent, while the SP 500 dropped 0.9 percent before the bell and the Nasdaq edged lower by 0.8 percent.
  • (optionMONSTER)
  • Unions have called a large protest outside Parliament. Communist-affiliated unions will hold a separate meeting at the same time and will march to Parliament. Protesters are expected to stay outside the building throughout the vote.
  • (The Guardian)
  • Three people were killed in a fire set by protesters on Wednesday during a march against government austerity measures in central Athens, officials said.
  • (Deccan Herald)

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