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Miners fire handmade rockets at riot police officers, unseen, as they defend their positions near the mine “El Soton” during clashes in El Entrego near Oviedo, Spain, Friday, June 15, 2012. Strikes, road blockades, and mine sit-ins continue as 8,000 mineworkers at over 40 coal mines in northern Spain continue their protests against government action to cut coal subsidies.

Emilio Morenatti / Associated Press