Protesters clash with police over gasoline price hike in Mexico City

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Protesters clashed with riot police in Mexico City on Wednesday, in a rally against a recent 20-percent increase in gasoline prices, issued by Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto's government. The president defended the price hikes, presenting them as a necessary measure amid the global oil price increase. Protesters threw objects at police, with some officers waving white flags as they backed away from demonstrators wielding sticks.