Greek economist Varoufakis 'manhandled' by police at Paris airport

Yanis Varoufakis, the outspoken former Greek finance minister and co-founder of the leftwing DiEM25 (Democracy in Europe Movement), has complained he was 'manhandled' by a police officer at Paris-Charles-de-Gaulle airport, who he said used 'physical violence' during a passport check.

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Maverick Greek economist and former finance minister Yanis Varoufakis on Saturday accused French police of "violent" behaviour over a passport check at Paris' main airport, reports FRANCE 24.