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Greece protests

Protestors fall down in the street during clashes with riot police officers near Syntagma square as a 24-hour labour strike is in effect , on September 26, 2012 in Athens. Today marks Greece's first big anti-austerity strike since the coalition government took power in June. (Photo by Milos Bicanski/Getty Images)

Greek financial crisis

Greek rights groups warn of an explosion in racist violence over the past

year, with a notable surge since national elections in May and June 2012 that

saw dramatic gains by the far-right Golden Dawn party.