May 6, 2010
Protesters have clashed with police outside Greece’s Parliament after lawmakers passed a new austerity bill that will secure vital loan aid for near-bankrupt Greece.
Riot police in Athens fired tear gas to drive off stone-throwing youths.
Tens of thousands demonstrated Thursday, a day after extensive rioting marred a protest during a nationwide general strike against the new cutbacks.
Three people died Wednesday after getting trapped in a burning bank torched by rioters.
This article was posted: Thursday, May 6, 2010 at 8:52 pm