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International Protests Erupt in Portugal, Greece, England

HeadlineOct 03, 2011

Major demonstrations were held in a number of cities overseas over the weekend. In Lisbon, Portugal, as many as 130,000 marched on Saturday against austerity imposed under the terms of a bailout agreement between the European Union and the International Monetary Fund. More than 20,000 rallied in the British city of Manchester on Saturday against government cutbacks. And in Greece, thousands of students rallied on Friday to oppose the presence of international E.U. and IMF inspectors.

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