The AP reports from Athens, Greece:
Striking taxi drivers blocked rush-hour traffic in protest at government market reforms, as the Prime Minister George Papandreou promised to see the unpopular changes through and take a tougher line against violent demonstrations.
The protests brought commuter traffic to a standstill. Later, dozens of cab drivers held a noisy drive-by protest outside Parliament, blaring their horns as they passed the building in a convoy in central Athens before heading to the transport ministry, where about 400 held a protest rally. Continue reading.