Saturday, March 2, 2013

Spending cuts, a bullet and bodyguards: The life of Greece's finance minister

The Greek finance ministry building in central Athens faces Syntagma Square, ground zero for the mass anti-austerity protests and riots that cripple the city and sometimes set its streets ablaze every few months or so. Although the protests have become less frequent recently, the building is still an armed camp.

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The Globe and Mail