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Italian Police Clash With Students as New Premier Mario Monti Prepares to Unveil Crisis Plan
Students clashed with police in protests across Italy against budget cuts, while transport strikes idled buses and trains, as Italian Premier Mario Monti prepared to unveil his anti-crisis strategy.
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Nov. 17: University students are protesting in Milan and Rome against budget cuts and a lack of jobs, hours before new Italian Premier Mario Monti reveals his anti-crisis strategy in Parliament.

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Nov. 17: Students clash with police during a demonstration in Milan, Italy.

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Nov. 17: Across Italy, transport unions called all-day walkouts or strikes of several hours Thursday to demand better work contracts.

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Nov. 17: A student with a Guy Fawkes mask stands in front of the Unicredit bank during a demonstration in Milan, Italy.

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Nov. 17: Monti, an economist, is Bocconi's president and is scheduled to speak in the afternoon ahead of a confidence vote on the government he formed on Wednesday.

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Nov. 17: Stickers and t-shirts read: "Save school not banks" during a student demonstration.

(AP)

Italian Police Clash With Students as New Premier Mario Monti Prepares to Unveil Crisis Plan

Students clashed with police in protests across Italy against budget cuts, while transport strikes idled buses and trains, as Italian Premier Mario Monti prepared to unveil his anti-crisis strategy.

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