Police officer hit by a petrol bomb
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Greek policeman hit by petrol bomb

Police in Greece have been involved in violent clashes with demonstrators in the capital Athens.

The violence erupted during a rally by more than 30,000 angry workers near the Greek parliament. They object to the government's far-reaching budget cuts.

The strike paralysed public transport. More than 100 flights were cancelled.

  • 24 Feb 2011
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