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Pensioners, who usually get their payments at the end of the month, wait outside a closed bank in Thessaloniki, Greece, on Monday. Greece's government announced capital controls, and the country's banks remained closed Monday. Giannis Papanikos/AP hide caption

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People stand in a line to use the ATMs of a bank in the northern Greek city of Thessaloniki on Saturday after the country's prime minister announced a snap referendum on an international bailout — pushing Athens toward a Tuesday deadline for a plan to prevent default on its IMF debt. Giannis Papanikos/AP hide caption

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Ada Colau (center), leader of the Barcelona en Comú party, celebrates in Barcelona during a press conference following the results in Spain's municipal and regional elections on May 24. She is the first member of Spain's indignados protest movement to win public office. Quique Garcia/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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From 'Occupying' A Spanish Bank To City Hall: Barcelona's New Mayor

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People queue to use an ATM outside of a Laiki Bank branch in Larnaca, Cyprus, on Saturday. Many rushed to cooperative banks after learning that the terms of a bailout deal with international lenders includes a one-time levy on bank deposits. Petros Karadjias/AP hide caption

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In June, people in Madrid came to a distribution center where those in need could get food. Javier Soriano /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Spaniards, Who Usually Aid Others, Being Asked To Help Their Own

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NPR's Philip Reeves, reporting on 'Morning Edition'

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"The Spanish government states its intention to request European financing for the recapitalization of banks that need it," Spanish Economy Minister Luis de Guindos said at a press conference on Saturday. Pedro Armestre/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Outside the Greek parliament building today, protesters burned a guard box.

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Renee Montagne speaks with Sylvia Poggioli

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