June 6, 2011

At least 60,000 protesters angered by cuts and tax rises packed into central Athens as Greek PM George Papandreou planned further austerity measures.

The crowd in Syntagma Square rallied outside parliament on Sunday night chanting “thieves!”

It was reckoned to be the biggest demo in 12 consecutive days of protests.

Mr Papandreou is trying to boost support for an updated austerity plan in his centre-left Pasok party before presenting it to parliament.

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