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Greece: More austerity despite strikes, dissent

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Greece's conservative-led coalition canada goose women outlet detailed a new four-year package of austerity measures late Monday, facing down escalating protests by unions and dissent from its left-wing government partners.
The bill, to be voted in parliament late Wednesday, will impose further wage and benefit cuts on Greeks who are heading into a sixth year of recession and are already struggling with 25 percent unemployment.
Unions had already called a 48-hourcanada goose outlet
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general strike starting Tuesday in anticipation of the measures.
Police late Monday cordoned off streets around main government buildings in preparation for potentially violent protests.
The drastic spending cuts and tax hikes demanded by the country's bailout creditors aim to save some
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