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Fiery protests in Greece

Riot police stands next to a burning barricade during an anniversary rally marking the 2008 police shooting of 15-year-old student, Alexandros Grigoropoulos, in Athens, Greece, December 6, 2018. REUTERS/Costas Baltas

Riot police stands next to a burning barricade during an anniversary rally marking the 2008 police shooting of 15-year-old student, Alexandros Grigoropoulos, in Athens, Greece, December 6, 2018. REUTERS/Costas Baltas

Riot police stands next to a burning barricade during an anniversary rally marking the 2008 police shooting of 15-year-old student, Alexandros Grigoropoulos, in Athens, Greece, December 6, 2018. REUTERS/Costas Baltas
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A riot police officer fires a tear gas canister as clashes erupted in Thessaloniki. REUTERS/Alexandros Avramidis

A riot police officer fires a tear gas canister as clashes erupted in Thessaloniki. REUTERS/Alexandros Avramidis

A riot police officer fires a tear gas canister as clashes erupted in Thessaloniki. REUTERS/Alexandros Avramidis
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A protester wearing a gas mask holds a petrol bomb as clashes erupted in Thessaloniki. REUTERS/Alexandros Avramidis

A protester wearing a gas mask holds a petrol bomb as clashes erupted in Thessaloniki. REUTERS/Alexandros Avramidis

A protester wearing a gas mask holds a petrol bomb as clashes erupted in Thessaloniki. REUTERS/Alexandros Avramidis
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A light beam is pointed at riot police in Athens. REUTERS/Costas Baltas

A light beam is pointed at riot police in Athens. REUTERS/Costas Baltas

A light beam is pointed at riot police in Athens. REUTERS/Costas Baltas
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Fireworks explode over riot police in Athens. REUTERS/Costas Baltas

Fireworks explode over riot police in Athens. REUTERS/Costas Baltas

Fireworks explode over riot police in Athens. REUTERS/Costas Baltas
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Fireworks explode over riot police in Athens. REUTERS/Costas Baltas

Fireworks explode over riot police in Athens. REUTERS/Costas Baltas

Fireworks explode over riot police in Athens. REUTERS/Costas Baltas
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A protester hurls a petrol bomb towards riot police in Athens. REUTERS/Costas Baltas

A protester hurls a petrol bomb towards riot police in Athens. REUTERS/Costas Baltas

A protester hurls a petrol bomb towards riot police in Athens. REUTERS/Costas Baltas
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A protester holds a petrol bomb in Athens. REUTERS/Costas Baltas

A protester holds a petrol bomb in Athens. REUTERS/Costas Baltas

A protester holds a petrol bomb in Athens. REUTERS/Costas Baltas
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Riot police stand between fires in Athens. REUTERS/Costas Baltas

Riot police stand between fires in Athens. REUTERS/Costas Baltas

Riot police stand between fires in Athens. REUTERS/Costas Baltas
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Riot police use a water cannon in Athens. REUTERS/Costas Baltas

Riot police use a water cannon in Athens. REUTERS/Costas Baltas

Riot police use a water cannon in Athens. REUTERS/Costas Baltas
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Riot police clean a barricade in Athens. REUTERS/Costas Baltas

Riot police clean a barricade in Athens. REUTERS/Costas Baltas

Riot police clean a barricade in Athens. REUTERS/Costas Baltas
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A protester wearing a gas mask throws a petrol bomb in Thessaloniki. REUTERS/Alexandros Avramidis

A protester wearing a gas mask throws a petrol bomb in Thessaloniki. REUTERS/Alexandros Avramidis

A protester wearing a gas mask throws a petrol bomb in Thessaloniki. REUTERS/Alexandros Avramidis
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A petrol bomb explodes next to riot police in Thessaloniki. REUTERS/Alexandros Avramidis

A petrol bomb explodes next to riot police in Thessaloniki. REUTERS/Alexandros Avramidis

A petrol bomb explodes next to riot police in Thessaloniki. REUTERS/Alexandros Avramidis
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An injured demonstrator is detained by riot police in Athens. REUTERS/Costas Baltas

An injured demonstrator is detained by riot police in Athens. REUTERS/Costas Baltas

An injured demonstrator is detained by riot police in Athens. REUTERS/Costas Baltas
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Protesters wear gas masks in Athens. REUTERS/Costas Baltas

Protesters wear gas masks in Athens. REUTERS/Costas Baltas

Protesters wear gas masks in Athens. REUTERS/Costas Baltas
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A protester prepares to kick a gas canister thrown by riot police in Thessaloniki. REUTERS/Alexandros Avramidis

A protester prepares to kick a gas canister thrown by riot police in Thessaloniki. REUTERS/Alexandros Avramidis

A protester prepares to kick a gas canister thrown by riot police in Thessaloniki. REUTERS/Alexandros Avramidis
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Protesters throw petrol bombs as smoke rises in Thessaloniki. REUTERS/Alexandros Avramidis

Protesters throw petrol bombs as smoke rises in Thessaloniki. REUTERS/Alexandros Avramidis

Protesters throw petrol bombs as smoke rises in Thessaloniki. REUTERS/Alexandros Avramidis
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A protester prepares to throw a petrol bomb in Athens. REUTERS/Costas Baltas

A protester prepares to throw a petrol bomb in Athens. REUTERS/Costas Baltas

A protester prepares to throw a petrol bomb in Athens. REUTERS/Costas Baltas
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Riot police officers stand guard in front of the parliament building in Athens. REUTERS/Costas Baltas

Riot police officers stand guard in front of the parliament building in Athens. REUTERS/Costas Baltas

Riot police officers stand guard in front of the parliament building in Athens. REUTERS/Costas Baltas
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A protester shouts slogans in Athens. REUTERS/Costas Baltas

A protester shouts slogans in Athens. REUTERS/Costas Baltas

A protester shouts slogans in Athens. REUTERS/Costas Baltas
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