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Anti-austerity marches turn violent across southern Europe


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Policemen watches a flare during clashes with protesters at the 24-hour nationwide general strike near the Parliament in Lisbon, November 14, 2012. Spanish and Portuguese workers will stage the first coordinated general strike across the Iberian Peninsula on Wednesday, shutting transport, grounding flights and closing schools to protest against spending cuts and tax hikes. REUTERS/Hugo Correia