European austerity protests turn violent

Workers across the European Union demonstrate against austerity measures and clash with police.

A police officer fires tear gas as police face demonstrators during a protest against Italian Government austerity measures in Turin, Italy, Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012. Workers across the European Union sought to present a united front against rampant unemployment and government spending cuts Wednesday with a string of strikes and demonstrations across the region. Protesters clashed with police in various demonstrations in Rome, Milan, Turin, Padua and Brescia. (AP Photo/Fabio Ferrari, Lapresse)

A police officer fires tear gas as police face demonstrators during a protest against Italian Government austerity measures in Turin, Italy, Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012. Workers across the European Union sought to present a united front against rampant unemployment and government spending cuts Wednesday with a string of strikes and demonstrations across the region. Protesters clashed with police in various demonstrations in Rome, Milan, Turin, Padua and Brescia. (AP Photo/Fabio Ferrari, Lapresse)

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