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Greece Shuts Down As Thousands Protest Austerity

AP | ELENA BECATOROS | Posted 11.06.2013 | World

ATHENS, Greece -- ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Services across Greece shut down Wednesday as unions staged a 24-hour general strike and held peaceful demon...

Greek Public Sector Workers Begin 48-Hour Strike

AP | Posted 09.24.2013 | World

ATHENS, Greece -- Greek civil servants walked off the job Tuesday at the start of a 48-hour public sector strike, the second in as many weeks, to prot...

Greek Doctors Join Anti-Austerity Strike

AP | Posted 11.17.2013 | World

ATHENS, Greece — Greek hospital doctors have embarked on a three-day strike, joining high school teachers who walked off the job a day earlier i...

Greece Stages General Strike Over State Job Cuts

AP | DEREK GATOPOULOS | Posted 09.15.2013 | World

ATHENS, Greece — Unions opposing austerity measures in Greece staged their fourth general strike this year on Tuesday, as the government prepare...

Greek General Strike Over State TV Closure

AP | DEREK GATOPOULOS | Posted 08.13.2013 | World

ATHENS, Greece -- Unions in Greece are holding a general strike Thursday in protest of the closure of state-run TV and radio which has divided the fra...

Thousands Of Greeks Protest Austerity Cuts

Reuters | Karolina Tagaris | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

* Public transport severely disrupted, offices shut * New cuts expected to scrape through parliament * Anger, resignatio...

Greek Police Break Picket Lines

AP | Posted 09.19.2012 | Business

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Riot police used tear gas against striking steel workers Friday, in a rare government intervention into a labor dispute to bre...

Greeks Strike Against Austerity, Throw Petrol Bombs As Police Fire Teargas

Reuters | Posted 04.11.2012 | Business

* Greek anger responds to European lenders' mistrust * Police fire teargas as protesters throw petrol bombs * Far-right ...

Greek Tax Officials Strike In Protest Of Austerity Measures

AP | ELENA BECATOROS | Posted 02.28.2012 | Business

ATHENS, Greece — Greek tax officials walked off the job Thursday at the start of a 48-hour strike to protest salary cuts and other austerity mea...

Greece Riots Over Austerity Plan

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

AP ATHENS, Greece -- Street clashes erupted between rioting youths and police in central Athens Thursday as tens of thousands demonstrated during a na...

Greek Nationwide Strike Protests Economic Injustice

wsj.com | Jeff Muskus | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ATHENS--Greek police clashed with youths in central Athens Wednesday as tens of thousands of people took to the streets in protest at the Socialist go...

Strikes Bring Greece To Its Knees

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

By Anthee Carassava, The Independent The Greek government's emergency efforts to revive the country's ailing economy met with angry protests in Athe...

GREECE RIOTS: 10,000 Strike Economic Policies As Fresh Clashes Break Out

AP | ELENA BECATOROS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ATHENS, Greece — Five days of rioting that saw bands of youths marauding through the streets has shocked a generally tolerant Greek public and l...