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Greek police fire teargas at demonstrators outside parliament

Members of the communist-affiliated PAME union take part in a rally commemorating May Day, which was postponed due to the Greek Orthodox Easter, and against tax and pension reforms in Athens

Greek police fired rounds of teargas during a protest outside parliament in central Athens on Sunday evening where lawmakers were discussing controversial tax and pension reforms, a Reuters witness said.

A number of hooded protestors threw petrol bombs at police, who responded with stun grenades and teargas, forcing crowds to quickly disperse.  (Reuters)


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