16.5 C
Bucharest
September 29, 2020
WORLD

Spain austerity: Huge Madrid protest turns violent

Violence has broken out at the end of an anti-austerity protest attended by tens of thousands of people in the Spanish capital Madrid, the BBC reports. Dozens of youths threw projectiles at police, who responded by charging at them. Demonstrators were protesting over issues including unemployment, poverty and official corruption. They want the government not to pay its international debts and do more to improve health and education.

Related posts

Europe planning new Syria sanctions

Nine O' Clock

Obama cites progress toward a budget deal

Nine O' Clock

Syria’s suspension from Arab League draws opposing world views

Nine O' Clock

Leave a Comment