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Greeks strike over state TV closure

It started with the closure of the state broadcaster. But now strikes in Greece have spread - buses and subway trains in Athens among those hit. SOUNDBITE: 40-year-old local resident, Katerina, saying (Greek): "I agree with the strike because it's not just about ERT anymore - ERT is just the tip of the iceberg." SOUNDBITE: 80-year-old pensioner, Panagiotis Panagopoulos, saying (Greek): "I agree with the strike but both sides have good points. On the one hand people are getting fired but on the other they are way too many of them, and the taxpayer has to pay for that." Protests about the closure of ERT are also growing and the country's fragile coalition is now under threat. The Prime Minister will hold talks with his partners next week. But Antonis Samaras still says he won't reverse his decision, calling defenders of ERT "hypocrites". That's infuriated many, including opposition party leader Alexis Tsipras. SOUNDBITE: Syriza

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