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Greece: 'A new level of social crisis'

Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou is to form a new government as he tries to win support for austerity measures demanded by the EU and IMF, amid riots in the capital Athens.

Newsnight's Paul Mason reports from the streets of Athens where unions held a general strike and police clashed with anti-austerity protesters.

  • 16 Jun 2011
  • From the section Europe
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