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Drivers vote to end strike  Greek lorry drivers have ended a week-long strike against government plans to reform the freight industry Drivers told to end strike  The Greek government has used a rare emergency order to force lorry drivers back to work after a three-day strike   Greece braced for fresh strike  Much of Greece is expected to grind to a halt, with the trade unions staging another 24-hour general strike against planned austerity measur... Tansport halts as strike extends
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  Greek unions stage general strike
Thousands rally, standstill by anti-austerity strike  Athens: Tens of thousands of people rallied across Greece, as a general strike essentially shut down much of the country's transportation network Greece braced for general strike  Trade unions in Greece have called the first general strike since the conservative-led coalition government came to power in June   Unions set to strike over new austerity  Greek union members are expected to go on a daylong strike to protest new austerity measures sought by foreign lenders Mass strike to close down Greece  Workers begin a general 48-hour strike that could ground flights, halt most public services and shut offices and shops Greece hit by new general strike

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  A 24-hour general strike is underway in Greece against the nation's austerity measures, affecting schools, transport and hospitals
  Trade unions have begun a 48-hour general strike, hours after PM George Papandreou urged parliament to back an austerity package

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  Trains, planes and ferries are at a standstill, as a general strike has been called across Greeece as protests against spending cuts and tax rises continue
May.3   Greeks strike over austerity measures  Greek workers went on strike, marching to parliament to protest cuts in government spending demanded by international funders Mar.10 2nd general strike in a month  Greece is expected to grind to a halt as hundreds of thousands of state and private workers stage a general strike Feb.23 Greece steeled for 24-hour strike
  As many as two million people are to hold a 24-hour strike against the imposition of austerity measures

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Dec.10 Strike adds to unrest
  Athens: Hundreds of people have marched through Athens to protest at the government's economic policies; police dealt with low-level violence
Dec.9 Greece braces for general strike
  Greece is braced for further turmoil after days of violence as unions stage a strike in protest against the government's economic policies

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Jul.6 Olympics hotels face strike threat
  Athens: Hotel workers in Athens are threatening to go on strike during the Olympic games next month

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Oct.10 Strikes paralyze Athens  Police, taxi drivers, coast guards, firefighters, doctors all protesting against low wages and poor benefits

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May.17   General strike
  Country grind to a halt. Union activists and pensioners protest outside parliament building Apr.26 General strike
  Strike over plans to raise the retirement age cripples country

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