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Tension Grips Streets as Strikes Grind Greece to Halt

Striking Greeks took to the streets Thursday to protest austerity measures, setting Alexis Tsipras' government its biggest domestic challenge since he was re-elected in September promising to cushion the impact of economic hardship. Flights were grounded, hospitals ran on skeleton staff and public offices stayed shut across the country in the first nationwide walkout called by Greece's largest private and public sector unions in a year. Public transport also was severely...

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