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Macedonia opposition ejected from parliament in row

Macedonian deputies and members of opposition Social-Democratic Alliance of Macedonia (SDSM) clash with Parliament security as they try to protect parliament speaker Trajko Veljanovski in Skopje December 24, 2012. REUTERS/Viktor Popovski

Macedonian deputies and members of opposition Social-Democratic Alliance of Macedonia (SDSM) clash with Parliament security as they try to protect parliament speaker Trajko Veljanovski in Skopje December 24, 2012. REUTERS/Viktor Popovski

Macedonian deputies and members of opposition Social-Democratic Alliance of Macedonia (SDSM) clash with Parliament security as they try to protect parliament speaker Trajko Veljanovski in Skopje December 24, 2012. REUTERS/Viktor Popovski
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Police confront protestors in front of Macedonia's parliament building in Skopje December 24, 2012. REUTERS/Ognen Teofilovski

Police confront protestors in front of Macedonia's parliament building in Skopje December 24, 2012. REUTERS/Ognen Teofilovski

Police confront protestors in front of Macedonia's parliament building in Skopje December 24, 2012. REUTERS/Ognen Teofilovski
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A supporter of the opposition party SDSM shouts anti-government slogans in Skopje December 24, 2012. REUTERS/Ognen Teofilovski

A supporter of the opposition party SDSM shouts anti-government slogans in Skopje December 24, 2012. REUTERS/Ognen Teofilovski

A supporter of the opposition party SDSM shouts anti-government slogans in Skopje December 24, 2012. REUTERS/Ognen Teofilovski
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Police shield themselves from an apple thrown at them as supporters of the ruling party VMRO and opposition supporters face each other in front of the parliament building in Skopje December 24, 2012. REUTERS/Ognen Teofilovski

Police shield themselves from an apple thrown at them as supporters of the ruling party VMRO and opposition supporters face each other in front of the parliament building in Skopje December 24, 2012. REUTERS/Ognen Teofilovski

Police shield themselves from an apple thrown at them as supporters of the ruling party VMRO and opposition supporters face each other in front of the parliament building in Skopje December 24, 2012. REUTERS/Ognen Teofilovski
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Macedonian deputies and members of opposition Social-Democratic Alliance of Macedonia (SDSM) rescue fellow party member Vesna Bendevska (C) during a clash with Parliament security as they try to protect parliament speaker Trajko Veljanovski in Skopje December 24, 2012. REUTERS/Viktor Popovski

Macedonian deputies and members of opposition Social-Democratic Alliance of Macedonia (SDSM) rescue fellow party member Vesna Bendevska (C) during a clash with Parliament security as they try to protect parliament speaker Trajko Veljanovski in Skopje...more

Macedonian deputies and members of opposition Social-Democratic Alliance of Macedonia (SDSM) rescue fellow party member Vesna Bendevska (C) during a clash with Parliament security as they try to protect parliament speaker Trajko Veljanovski in Skopje December 24, 2012. REUTERS/Viktor Popovski
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A supporter of the ruling party VMRO gestures towards opposition supporters in Skopje December 24, 2012. REUTERS/Ognen Teofilovski

A supporter of the ruling party VMRO gestures towards opposition supporters in Skopje December 24, 2012. REUTERS/Ognen Teofilovski

A supporter of the ruling party VMRO gestures towards opposition supporters in Skopje December 24, 2012. REUTERS/Ognen Teofilovski
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Supporters of the ruling party VMRO throw apples and eggs towards opposition supporters in Skopje December 24, 2012. REUTERS/Ognen Teofilovski

Supporters of the ruling party VMRO throw apples and eggs towards opposition supporters in Skopje December 24, 2012. REUTERS/Ognen Teofilovski

Supporters of the ruling party VMRO throw apples and eggs towards opposition supporters in Skopje December 24, 2012. REUTERS/Ognen Teofilovski
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A supporter of the ruling party VMRO throws apples and eggs towards opposition supporters in Skopje December 24, 2012. REUTERS/Ognen Teofilovski

A supporter of the ruling party VMRO throws apples and eggs towards opposition supporters in Skopje December 24, 2012. REUTERS/Ognen Teofilovski

A supporter of the ruling party VMRO throws apples and eggs towards opposition supporters in Skopje December 24, 2012. REUTERS/Ognen Teofilovski
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Macedonian deputies and members of opposition Social-Democratic Alliance of Macedonia (SDSM) clash with Parliament security as they try to protect parliament speaker Trajko Veljanovski in Skopje December 24, 2012. REUTERS/Viktor Popovski

Macedonian deputies and members of opposition Social-Democratic Alliance of Macedonia (SDSM) clash with Parliament security as they try to protect parliament speaker Trajko Veljanovski in Skopje December 24, 2012. REUTERS/Viktor Popovski

Macedonian deputies and members of opposition Social-Democratic Alliance of Macedonia (SDSM) clash with Parliament security as they try to protect parliament speaker Trajko Veljanovski in Skopje December 24, 2012. REUTERS/Viktor Popovski
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