Thursday, December 08, 2016

Protest Elsewhere To Likely Follow

Greeks strike against 'repressive austerity'

Greece's leading unions have launched a general strike that shut down several key sectors in protest over planned new pay cuts and taxes called for by international creditors. Civil servants, bank staff, merchant seamen, railway workers and state-employed doctors were among professionals taking part in Thursday's 24-hour stoppage against the measures, which are scheduled to be…