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World - International
6/29/2011 10:59:22 AM
Clashes erupted Wednesday between protestors and police firing tear gas in several parts of Athens ahead of a vote in parliament on austerity measures aimed at preventing a Greek debt default

World - International
6/28/2011 4:56:13 PM
18 Greek protesters detained amid confrontations with police, 4 police sent to hospital

World - International
6/28/2011 2:07:53 PM
Greek police fire teargas at demonstrators as Greece starts 48-hour general strike protesting against harsh austerity measures largely unfavorable to workers

World - International
6/21/2011 1:09:37 PM
Prime Minister George Papandreou goes before parliament as he rallies for the acceptance of EU emergency loans against a public resistant to fiscal belt-tightening

World - International
6/19/2011 1:37:43 PM
Thousands of people began gathering outside the Spanish parliament in Madrid on Sunday in a new protest against rampant unemployment and biting austerity measures

World - International
6/15/2011 6:36:06 PM
Civil service union intends to join teachers in strike July 30, warning government to reconsider spending cuts before more unions decide to follow suit

Business - Economy
6/9/2011 12:40:02 PM
About two thousand strikers marched through central Athens, hours before Prime Minister George Papandreou was to convene his Cabinet to approve more austerity measures

World - International
5/27/2011 5:49:15 PM
Football match used as justification for police operation to clear protesters, injuring 87

World - International
5/26/2011 11:57:24 AM
Responding to calls from Spanish protesters, thousands protest in Greece against austerity measures

World - International
5/23/2011 11:49:05 AM
Spain's ruling Socialists reeled on Monday from stinging losses in local elections, and now face a balancing act between voter anger over sky-high unemployment and investor demands for strict austerity measures

World - International
5/21/2011 12:26:12 PM
'From Tahrir to Madrid to the world, world revolution' is one of the protesters' mottos in the heart of Madrid, taking a hint from Egypt's revolution, calling for employment, fighting corruption and new policies

World - International
5/19/2011 1:03:06 PM
Spaniards challenge ban, camping out in their thousands in main Madrid square demanding "genuine democracy" and protesting against their political parties for failing to deal with the economic crisis

World - International
4/3/2011 2:47:58 PM
Democratic official says Obama to file presidential campaign papers, no final decision has been made on timing of filing or announcement

World - International
3/25/2011 1:10:10 PM
Portuguese president meets parties to discuss likely snap elections after Jose Socrates resigned as prime minister over rejection of austerity measures to avoid bailout

World - International
3/24/2011 2:09:58 PM
Demonstrators gather outside the summit against its plan to undermine wages and social rights in a new Euro Pact

World - International
3/10/2011 1:27:15 PM
Newly elected Irish PM Enda Kenny lobbies for better bailout deal amidst austerity measures to decrease brunt of crisis

World - International
2/16/2011 5:27:35 PM
Portuguese rail workers strike in reaction to government-imposed austerity measures

Business - Region
12/28/2010 2:38:11 PM
Unemployment, poverty, and austerity measures have inflamed protests and riots

World - International
12/23/2010 4:12:45 PM
An Romanian citizen flung himself from the Parliament balcony to protest over the government austerity measures

World - International
12/15/2010 2:25:46 PM
A new general strike hit Greece, grounding flights, closing factories and disrupting hospital and transport services as angry unions protested new labour reforms and painful austerity measures

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