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    POLICE BATTLED WITH ANTI-ROYALIST DEMONSTRATORS IN THE CENTRE OF ATHENS TONIGHT (FRIDAY) FOLLOWING THE SWEARING IN OF MR.

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    POLICE BATTLED WITH ANTI-ROYALIST DEMONSTRATORS IN THE CENTRE OF ATHENS TONIGHT (FRIDAY) FOLLOWING THE SWEARING IN OF MR.GEORGE ATHANASSIADES-NOVAS AS THE NEW PRIME MINISTER OF GREECE BY KING CONSTANTINE.MR.ATHANASSIADES-NOVAS WAS MADE PRIME MINISTER AFTER THE RESIGNATION OF MR.GEORGE PAPANDREOU OVER HIS DISPUTE WITH KING.

    MR.ATHANASSIADES-NOVAS, THE FORMER PRESIDENT OF PARLIAMENT, WAS SWORN IN WITH A MEMBER OF OTHER FORMER MEMBERS OF MR.PAPANDREOU'S CABINET INCLUDING MR.DEMETRIOS PAPASPYROV, AGED 64, WHO BECOME THE JUSTICE MINISTER.MR.PAPANDREOU TONIGHT ISSUED A STATEMENT DESCRIBING 72-YEAR-OLD MR.ATHANASSIADES-NOVAS AS A "TRAITOR".

    (HUNDREDS OF POLICE TONIGHT GUARDED THE ROYAL PALACE AND OTHER KEY POINTS IN ATHENS AS SMALL CLASHES BROKE OUT IN THE CITY STREETS BETWEEN POLICE AND DEMONSTRATORS SHOUTING SLOGANS IN FAVOUR OF MR.PAPANDREOU.THE FORMER PRIME MINISTER'S DISPUTE WITH THE KING AROSE FROM HIS DECISION TO PURGE THE ARMY OF RIGHT-WING INFLUENCE.

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    Film ID:
    VLVACOCW6PM6LXJ288R6IGM4XWOU4
    Media URN:
    VLVACOCW6PM6LXJ288R6IGM4XWOU4
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/07/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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