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Merkel Greeted By Thousands Of Protesters In Greece

by Joanna Kakissis
Oct 9, 2012 (All Things Considered) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel got a hostile reception in a visit to Greece on Tuesday, her first since the debt crisis developed three years ago. Tens of thousands of Greeks took to the streets to protest the deep austerity measures the German-led eurozone has imposed in exchange for multi-billion dollar bailouts.

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