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A riot policeman pushes an elderly protester with his shield during clashes during the 24-hour nationwide general strike in Athens on Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012. Hundreds of youths pelted riot police with gasoline bombs, bottles and chunks of marble as yet another Greek anti-austerity demonstration descended into violence. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)

A riot policeman pushes an elderly protester with his shield during clashes during the 24-hour nationwide general strike in Athens on Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012. Hundreds of youths pelted riot police with gasoline bombs, bottles and chunks of marble as yet another Greek anti-austerity demonstration descended into violence. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)

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