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Photos: Greeks protest German chancellor's visit

Published 1637 GMT (0037 HKT) October 9, 2012
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Demonstrators burn a Nazi flag during a demonstration against the visit of German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Athens on Tuesday, October 9. Merkel arrived in Greece on her first visit since Europe's debt crisis erupted three years ago, and protesters geared up to show their discontent with European Union-imposed austerity measures. See more of CNN's best photography. Reuters/Landov
Protesters gather in front of the Greek Parliament in Syntagma Square. Reuters/Landov
Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras welcomes German Chancellor Angela Merkel before their meeting in Athens. AFP/Getty Images
Riot police are covered with paint thrown by protesters. EPA/Landov
A naked protester runs past the parliament in Syntagma Square. Reuters/Landov
Protesters shout in front of the Parliament building. EPA/Landov
Protesters try to kick down a barrier. Getty Images
Demonstrators dressed as Nazis ride in an open-top car in Syntagma Square. Reuters/Landov
Protesters hold Greek flags behind barriers in front of the Greek Parliament. AFP/Getty Images
Demonstrators clash with riot police protecting the Greek parliament. AFP/Getty Images
A protester stands against a barrier erected to protect the Greek parliament. AFP/Getty Images