Stocks plunged then rallied slightly as concerns grew that Greece's ongoing debt crisis would impact the global financial recovery. Also, a possible technical glitch was being investigated by market officials. Jeffrey Brown reports.
Protests in Athens turned violent over Greece's plans to adopt austerity measures to help keep the country from defaulting on its debt. Margaret Warner talks to reporter John Psaropoulos in Greece about the reactions on the ground to the riots…
Riots erupted in Athens in response to Greece's plans to adopt harsh cuts and taxes to fix its debt crisis. Jonathan Rugman of Independent Television News gives an update on the unrest and a bank fire that killed three people.
Greece's Prime Minister George Papandreou visited Washington and several other nations this week to ask for support cracking down on speculative trading to help Athens employ reforms to help its budget crisis.
Greece's financial woes are causing problems on its own shores, as public workers protested government cuts Wendesday. But the debt crisis is making waves abroad as well. Jeffrey Brown talks to Roben Farzhad with Bloomberg Business Week for more.
It's one of the great landmarks of history: the Parthenon in Athens, constructed in the 5th century BC. It stands as the symbol of the cultural and political heights reached by the classical world.
By PBS NewsHour
Youth riots across Greece continued for the third day Monday as two policemen were charged in the killing of a young man Saturday night in Athens.
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