Crisis-weary Europeans strike to protest cutbacks
Posted: November 15, 2012 at 4:19 a.m.
Hundreds of thousands of Europeans went on strike or snarled the streets of several capitals Wednesday, at times clashing with riot police, as they demanded that governments stop cutting benefits and create more jobs. Protesters spoke of a “social emergency” crippling the world’s largest economic bloc, a union of 27 nations and a half-billion people.
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