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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.

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Protesters clash with riot police in Athens

Tens of thousands of Greek demonstrators are clashing with security troops on the streets of Athens in protest at today's parliamentary vote on austerity measures.

Protesters hurl Molotov Cocktails at security forces Credit: RTV
A face-off between demonstrators and riot police Credit: RTV
Tens of thousands of Greek protesters have taken to the streets Credit: RTV

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