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A policeman detains a protester during a 24-hour nationwide general strike in central Madrid November 14, 2012. REUTERS/Susana Vera

A policeman detains a protester during a 24-hour nationwide general strike in central Madrid November 14, 2012. REUTERS/Susana Vera
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Protesters set up a barricade during a 24-hour nationwide general strike in central Madrid November 14, 2012. REUTERS/Susana Vera

Protesters set up a barricade during a 24-hour nationwide general strike in central Madrid November 14, 2012. REUTERS/Susana Vera
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A protester gestures to other protesters as Spanish police officers stand guard behind during a 24-hour nationwide general strike in central Madrid November 14, 2012. REUTERS/Susana Vera

A protester gestures to other protesters as Spanish police officers stand guard behind during a 24-hour nationwide general strike in central Madrid November 14, 2012. REUTERS/Susana Vera
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Spanish police officers in full riot gear advance through the smoke from a flare during a 24-hour nationwide general strike in central Madrid November 14, 2012. REUTERS/Susana Vera

Spanish police officers in full riot gear advance through the smoke from a flare during a 24-hour nationwide general strike in central Madrid November 14, 2012. REUTERS/Susana Vera
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A protester gestures to the police during a 24-hour nationwide general strike in central Madrid November 14, 2012. REUTERS/Susana Vera

A protester gestures to the police during a 24-hour nationwide general strike in central Madrid November 14, 2012. REUTERS/Susana Vera
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A protester hides behind a barricade during a 24-hour nationwide general strike in central Madrid November 14, 2012. REUTERS/Susana Vera

A protester hides behind a barricade during a 24-hour nationwide general strike in central Madrid November 14, 2012. REUTERS/Susana Vera
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A protester walks next to a burning garbage container during a 24-hour nationwide general strike in central Madrid November 14, 2012. REUTERS/Susana Vera

A protester walks next to a burning garbage container during a 24-hour nationwide general strike in central Madrid November 14, 2012. REUTERS/Susana Vera
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A Spanish police officers prepares to fire a rubber bullet during a 24-hour nationwide general strike in central Madrid November 14, 2012. REUTERS/Susana Vera

A Spanish police officers prepares to fire a rubber bullet during a 24-hour nationwide general strike in central Madrid November 14, 2012. REUTERS/Susana Vera
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Policemen detain protesters during a 24-hour nationwide general strike in central Madrid November 14, 2012. REUTERS/Susana Vera

Policemen detain protesters during a 24-hour nationwide general strike in central Madrid November 14, 2012. REUTERS/Susana Vera
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A protester throws a rock to police during a 24-hour nationwide general strike in central Madrid November 14, 2012. REUTERS/Susana Vera

A protester throws a rock to police during a 24-hour nationwide general strike in central Madrid November 14, 2012. REUTERS/Susana Vera
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A Spanish police officer pushes a protester with his shield during a 24-hour nationwide general strike in central Madrid November 14, 2012. REUTERS/Susana Vera

A Spanish police officer pushes a protester with his shield during a 24-hour nationwide general strike in central Madrid November 14, 2012. REUTERS/Susana Vera
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Policemen watches a flare during clashes with protesters at the 24-hour nationwide general strike near the Parliament in Lisbon, November 14, 2012. REUTERS/Hugo Correia

Policemen watches a flare during clashes with protesters at the 24-hour nationwide general strike near the Parliament in Lisbon, November 14, 2012. REUTERS/Hugo Correia
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Spanish police officers in full riot gear walk by protesters during a 24-hour nationwide general strike in central Madrid November 14, 2012. REUTERS/Susana Vera

Spanish police officers in full riot gear walk by protesters during a 24-hour nationwide general strike in central Madrid November 14, 2012. REUTERS/Susana Vera
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Protesters fill up Madrid's Colon square during a demonstration at a 24-hour nationwide general strike November 14, 2012. REUTERS/Sergio Perez

Protesters fill up Madrid's Colon square during a demonstration at a 24-hour nationwide general strike November 14, 2012. REUTERS/Sergio Perez
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