Anti-government protest in central Athens

A police officer pictured avoiding a petrol bomb.
A police officer pictured avoiding a petrol bomb. Credit: Reuters
 The anti-government protest turns violent.
The anti-government protest turns violent. Credit: Reuters
Riot police dodge petrol bombs from protesters in central Athens.
Riot police dodge petrol bombs from protesters in central Athens. Credit: Reuters

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Greek protests spark violence

Protesters have thrown petrol bombs at police during a nationwide General Strike in Greece. Authorities responded with tear gas to control the crowds in Athens. The strike is in protest at the latest cuts in government spending.