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Protests In Greece Haven't Slowed Course Of Austerity

The anti-austerity protests in Greece were relatively small, reflecting the frustration that two and a half years of demonstrations haven't changed the course of austerity.
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Austerity Protests Turn Violent In Rome

Anti-austerity protests in Italy were coordinated with those in other southern European countries. Italian demonstrators reveal growing anger at Prime Minister Mario Monti, who was hailed as the man who could lead Italy out of its crisis just a year ago.
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Israeli Forces Kill Hamas Leader In Gaza Attack

Israel launched a new wave of air strikes in the Gaza Strip on Wednesday. The commander of Hamas' military wing was among the first casualties.
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Spaniards Say Government Went Back On Promises

Anti-austerity demonstrations took place across southern Europe today, from Portugal to Greece. Large crowds voiced anger over budget cuts imposed by their governments or by multinational financial institutions. This is the first time that austerity protests have been coordinated across European borders.

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