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Anti-austerity strike brings Greece to a standstill – Reuters

Economic Times Anti-austerity strike brings Greece to a standstillReutersBy Renee Maltezou and Lefteris Papadimas. ATHENS | Wed Feb 20, 2013 3:17am EST. ATHENS (Reuters) – Greek workers walked off the job on Wednesday in a nationwide protest against wage cuts … Continue reading

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Greece slips to 94th in corruption index as austerity makes it EU’s weakest link – The Guardian

The Guardian Greece slips to 94th in corruption index as austerity makes it EU's weakest linkThe GuardianOn top of the litany of woes that have befallen Greece, comes the news that the eurozone's weakest link is also its most corrupt. … Continue reading

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Greece Slips in Corruption Rankings – New York Times

AFP Greece Slips in Corruption RankingsNew York TimesBERLIN — Greece is considered Europe's most corrupt country, ranking roughly on par with Colombia and Swaziland in an annual global survey of perceived corruption released Wednesday. Transparency International, a corruption watchdog, ranked … Continue reading

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Violence in Greece as EU leaders meet in Brussels – BBC News

BBC News Violence in Greece as EU leaders meet in BrusselsBBC NewsThere has been more violence on the streets of Athens as protestors clashed with police, when thousands turned out to march against austerity measures. The protest was timed to … Continue reading

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Greece brought to a standstill by despairing protests over austerity – The Guardian

The Guardian Greece brought to a standstill by despairing protests over austerityThe GuardianGreek police clash with anti-austerity demonstrators in Athens. Source: Reuters Link to this video. Vanna Mendaleni is a middle aged Greek woman who until now has not had … Continue reading

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Greece Braces for General Strike – Wall Street Journal

BBC News Greece Braces for General StrikeWall Street JournalBy PHILIP PANGALOS. ATHENS—Much of Greece will grind to a halt Thursday as the country's biggest public and private sector unions stage another 24-hour general strike in opposition to a raft of … Continue reading

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Merkel pledges support for Greece – BBC News

BBC News Merkel pledges support for GreeceBBC NewsGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel has pledged her country's continuing support to Greece, during her first visit to Athens since the eurozone crisis erupted nearly three years ago. Mrs Merkel said Greece had made … Continue reading

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Angela Merkel faces hostile reception in Greece – eurozone crisis live – The Guardian

Irish Independent Angela Merkel faces hostile reception in Greece – eurozone crisis liveThe GuardianLast night protesters chanted slogans in front of the Greek parliament during a union anti-austerity rally in Athens. Photograph: Petros Giannakouris/AP This page shows a live stream … Continue reading

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Germany faces image problem in Greece, thanks to its growing clout – Washington Post

Economic Times Germany faces image problem in Greece, thanks to its growing cloutWashington PostATHENS — German Chancellor Angela Merkel lands here Tuesday on a gutsy foray into the heart of Europe's debt crisis, with Greece mounting a massive security operation … Continue reading

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Romney compares California’s economy to Greece – The Associated Press

The Associated Press Romney compares California's economy to GreeceThe Associated PressBy By PHILIP ELLIOTT and JULIE PACE – 1 minute ago DENVER (AP) — Pitching for the women's vote, President Barack Obama said Wednesday that Republicans intent on undoing his … Continue reading

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