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The Greek government was struggling to bring violent protests under control Wednesday, five days after they were sparked by the police killing of a teenager.

Athens announced aid for small businesses but demonstrators continued to stage standoffs and riots in the Greek capital, while workers held a long-planned strike in one of the city's main squares.

Greek police confronted protesters outside the parliament building after days of rioting that have brought the city to a standstill and threatened the government's hold on power. Read full article »

-- Journalist Anthee Carassava in Athens, Greece, and Christine Theodorou in Atlanta, United States contributed to this report.

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