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Greek police clash with protesting shipyard workers

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A riot policeman kicks protesters trying to escape arrest during a demonstration in the courtyard of the Defence Ministry in Athens on October 4, 2012.

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Police clash with shipyard workers near the entrance of the Defence Ministry in Athens on October 4, 2012.

Reuters reports — Greek police clashed with protesting shipyard workers who stormed the Defence Ministry complex in Athens on Thursday demanding back pay that they said they were owed.

About 250 workers from the Hellenic Skaramangas shipyard forced their way into the complex by pulling up a shutter and stood in the ministry's grounds chanting "We want solutions, not layoffs!". Read the full story.

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