Despite a ban on protests during the meeting of European Union finance ministers in Greece, anti-austerity protesters staged three separate demonstrations in Athens.

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A splinter group of left-wing protesters tried to break through a riot police cordon blocking their way to Parliament. Police dispersed them with tear gas and stun grenades.

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