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Protesters Break into German Conference Center

Protesters Break into German Conference Center
01/18
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Police try to stop protesters entering the building with force. Germany is the biggest contributor to Greece's rescue loans and has been one of the most vocal advocates of the tough austerity measures demanded of Athens.
Protesters Break into German Conference Center
02/18
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Police try to stop protesters entering the building with force. Germany is the biggest contributor to Greece's rescue loans and has been one of the most vocal advocates of the tough austerity measures demanded of Athens.
Protesters Break into German Conference Center
03/18
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Protesters have broken into a conference center and clashed with police in northern Greece after gathering to demonstrate against the presence of a German government official. Germany is the biggest contributor to Greece's rescue loans.
Protesters Break into German Conference Center
04/18
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Germany is the biggest contributor to Greece's rescue loans and has been one of the most vocal advocates of the tough austerity measures demanded of Athens.
Protesters Break into German Conference Center
05/18
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Protesters have broken into a conference center and clashed with police in northern Greece after gathering to demonstrate against the presence of a German government official. Germany is the biggest contributor to Greece's rescue loans.
Protesters Break into German Conference Center
06/18
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Greek protesters chanted 'Nazi's' at the politicians as they entered. Germany is the biggest contributor to Greece's rescue loans and has been one of the most vocal advocates of the tough austerity measures demanded of Athens.
Protesters Break into German Conference Center
07/18
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A German politician tries to enter the building. Germany is the biggest contributor to Greece's rescue loans and has been one of the most vocal advocates of the tough austerity measures demanded of Athens.
Protesters Break into German Conference Center
08/18
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Protesters have broken into a conference center and clashed with police in northern Greece after gathering to demonstrate against the presence of a German government official. Germany is the biggest contributor to Greece's rescue loans.
Protesters Break into German Conference Center
09/18
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Protesters have broken into a conference center and clashed with police in northern Greece after gathering to demonstrate against the presence of a German government official. Germany is the biggest contributor to Greece's rescue loans.
Protesters Break into German Conference Center
10/18
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Protesters have broken into a conference center and clashed with police in northern Greece after gathering to demonstrate against the presence of a German government official. Germany is the biggest contributor to Greece's rescue loans.
Protesters Break into German Conference Center
11/18
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Protesters have broken into a conference center and clashed with police in northern Greece after gathering to demonstrate against the presence of a German government official. Germany is the biggest contributor to Greece's rescue loans.
Protesters Break into German Conference Center
12/18
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Police try to stop protesters entering the building with force. Germany is the biggest contributor to Greece's rescue loans and has been one of the most vocal advocates of the tough austerity measures demanded of Athens.
Protesters Break into German Conference Center
13/18
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Protesters have broken into a conference center and clashed with police in northern Greece after gathering to demonstrate against the presence of a German government official. Germany is the biggest contributor to Greece's rescue loans.
Protesters Break into German Conference Center
14/18
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"These people haven't come here to help us, but to announce our death sentence," said Themis Balasopoulos, leader of Greece's municipal workers union, who was at Thursday's demonstration.
Protesters Break into German Conference Center
15/18
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Police try to stop protesters entering the building with force. Germany is the biggest contributor to Greece's rescue loans and has been one of the most vocal advocates of the tough austerity measures demanded of Athens.
Protesters Break into German Conference Center
16/18
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Protesters have broken into a conference center and clashed with police in northern Greece after gathering to demonstrate against the presence of a German government official. Germany is the biggest contributor to Greece's rescue loans.
Protesters Break into German Conference Center
17/18
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Protesters have broken into a conference center and clashed with police in northern Greece after gathering to demonstrate against the presence of a German government official. Germany is the biggest contributor to Greece's rescue loans.
Protesters Break into German Conference Center
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A woman speaks about the German visit. Germany is the biggest contributor to Greece's rescue loans and has been one of the most vocal advocates of the tough austerity measures demanded of Athens.
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Protesters have broken into a conference center and clashed with police in northern Greece after gathering to demonstrate against the presence of a German government official. Germany is the biggest contributor to Greece's rescue loans.

Protesters have broken into a conference center and clashed with police in northern Greece after gathering to demonstrate against the presence of a German government official.
The protesting municipal workers pushed and threw coffee on a German diplomat who arrived to attend the conference of Greek and German mayors being held in the city of Thessaloniki. They later forced open shutters and entered the conference center, where they clashed with riot police.
A German deputy labor minister who has been appointed special envoy to Greece, Hans-Joachim Fuchtel, was also attending the event.

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