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Several thousand people took to the streets of Lisbon on Saturday to protest austerity measures demanded by international lenders in the debt-ridden country. 

Several thousand people took to the streets of Lisbon on Saturday to protest austerity measures demanded by international lenders in the debt-ridden country.

The march, called by the main CGTP union, ended outside the presidential palace, where protesters called on conservative President Anibal Cavaco Silva not to approve next year's budget.

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