Tensions rise outside ministry during protest rally
Riot police forces intervened outside the Labor Ministry in central Athens when a group of hotel industry employees taking part in a rally attempted to enter the building on Tuesday. There were no reports of injuries or arrests.
The rally was organized by the union of employees working in tourism, hotels and catering companies in Athens in protest to changes in their pension scheme.
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