Greece on fire – A fire engulfs a store during clashes between protesters and riot police near the Greek parliament in Athens on February 12, 2012. Lawmakers in Greece voted to approve another round of austerity measures related to the debt crisis while protests raged in the streets. Police turned tear gas and stun grenades on demonstrators. A bank, cafes and a movie theater in Athens were set ablaze.
Greece on fire – Firefighters work on extinguishing a fire spreading through a store during clashes between protesters and riot police in Athens.
Greece on fire – Demonstrators throw fire bombs to riot police during violent protests in central Athens. Twenty-five protesters and 40 officers were injured in the clashes, which occurred throughout the city, police said.
Greece on fire – Firefighters shoot water into the second story of a building in a desperate bid to put out a raging fire.
Greece on fire – Protesters run away from tear gas during clashes between protesters and riot police near the parliament building.
Greece on fire – A protester shouts at a riot policeman during clashes. Tens of thousands had massed in a rally against austerity plans being debated by lawmakers.
Greece on fire – A protester is arrested and taken away by riot police while a man in a wheelchair watches.
Greece on fire – Demonstrators protect themselves from stinging tear gas in central Athens.
Greece on fire – Tear gas and smoke create an eerie, fog-like atmosphere as masked riot police stand guard.
Greece on fire – A demonstrator prepares to do some damage with a Molotov cocktail.