News Summary: Protest storms Greek gov't building

News Summary: Greek police clash with protesters breaking into Labor Ministry in Athens

Associated Press

MINISTRY STORMED: About 30 protesters broke into the Greek government's Labor Ministry building before being expelled and clashing with riot police in Athens in the latest round of anti-austerity demonstrations.

UNPOPULAR REFORMS: Union members were protesting planned reforms to the pension and income contribution system — part of the latest spending cuts in the country, which has been in severe financial crisis since 2009.

MORE STRIKES: Strikes are expected to intensify in coming days, with public transport workers, hospital doctors, port workers and other work stoppages of various durations scheduled. .

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