In photos: Riots erupt in Greece as Alexis Tsipras urges MPs to back bailout

 
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Riots erupted in Athens as MPs debated in parliament (Source: Getty)

Anarchist protestors and Greek riot police clashed violently outside the Athens parliament while MPs gathered inside to vote on reforms demanded by its creditors in its bailout package.

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Stones and molotov cocktails were thrown at Greek police and a media van was set alight as anti-austerity activists took to the Athens streets while police fired teargas at angry crowds in response.

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