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    Protest ban in Athens ahead of German Finance Minister visit

    euronews (in English)

    by euronews (in English)

    In its sixth year of recession, fiery demonstrations have become a common occurrence in Greece.

    But today police have banned all protests in central Athens as German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble pays the country a visit.

    Many Greeks blame him for Greece's painful austerity measures.

    Dimitra Kesafouri said she did not welcome Schaeuble's visit to the country: