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A man escapes Athens' Constitution Square after being assaulted by a group protesting Greece's fresh batch of austerity measures. The demonstrators had accused him of being a fascist.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Yannis Behrakis / Reuters

A riot officer swings his baton at a protester during clashes that erupted as workers staged a 24-hour nationwide strike to demonstrate opposition to austerity measures taken by the Greek government.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Alkis Konstantinidis / European Pressphoto Agency

Protest leaders shout their demands as the northern port city of Thessaloniki joined in the strike.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Nikolas Giakoumidis / Associated Press

A riot police officer uses his baton against a news agency photographer amid chaos in Constitution Square.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Yannis Behrakis / Reuters

An employee peers through a broken window at the Finance Ministry building after it was attacked during the protest.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Yannie Behrakis / Reuters

A protester hurls rocks at a line of riot police in Constitution Square.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Yannis Behrakis / Reuters

A riot police officer uses his shield to block a direct hit from a flaming Molotov cocktail.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Louisa Gouliamaki / AFP / Getty Images

Prison guards join the demonstration near the Greek parliament.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Louisa Gouliamaki / AFP / Getty Images

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