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Greece on fire

Published 10:30 PM ET, Sun February 12, 2012
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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. AFP/Getty Images
Firefighters work on extinguishing a fire spreading through a store during clashes between protesters and riot police in Athens. AFP/Getty Images
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. Getty Images
Firefighters shoot water into the second story of a building in a desperate bid to put out a raging fire. Getty Images
Protesters run away from tear gas during clashes between protesters and riot police near the parliament building. AFP/Getty Images
A protester shouts at a riot policeman during clashes. Tens of thousands had massed in a rally against austerity plans being debated by lawmakers. AFP/Getty Images
A protester is arrested and taken away by riot police while a man in a wheelchair watches. AFP/Getty Images
Demonstrators protect themselves from stinging tear gas in central Athens. Getty Images
Tear gas and smoke create an eerie, fog-like atmosphere as masked riot police stand guard. AFP/Getty Images
A demonstrator prepares to do some damage with a Molotov cocktail. AFP/Getty Images