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Municipal policemen on their motorcycles join a protest by local government workers in Athens against the public sector reforms and layoffs the Greek government has promised its international lenders. The eurozone must decide on Monday how to keep Greece on a lifeline but is divided over whether to delay aid payments to the country to force through unpopular measures ranging from sacking public workers to selling state assets. Read more
Marialena, a 42 year-old homeless AIDS sufferer and former drug addict who is on a methadone rehabilitation programme, sleeps under a bridge in central Athens. Read more
Chinese military officers use a piece of rope to line up honour guards as they prepare for a welcome ceremony for Greece’s Prime Minister Antonis Samaras at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Thursday
Police clash with protesters at the annual rally against the mass killings of Armenians in Ottoman Turkey nearly a century ago, in Thessaloniki, Greece on Wednesday. About 250 protesters, mostly from Greek-Armenian groups, gathered outside the Turkish consulate. About 20 countries worldwide, including Greece, as well as the European parliament recognise the mass killings as an act of genocide, despite strong objections from Turkey.
Pensioners shout slogans and hold a flag depicting Che Guevara during an anti-austerity demonstration in central Athens on Friday.