Greek protesters throw Molotov cocktails at riot police

Demonstrators brandishing Molotov cocktails, fireworks and clubs have taken to the streets of Athens.

Security forces are holding them back in some areas of the city with water cannon and shields.

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Greek unemployment hits 25.4%

Greece's unemployment rate scaled a new record of 25.4 percent in August from a revised 24.8 percent in July, the country's statistics service ELSTAT has said.