Alarmed by another round of budget cuts, the country's two main trade unions went on strike against policies they claim have pushed the economy into a downward spiral.
Feb. 07, 2012
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Striking Greek steel workers march towards the Greek Parliament during a 24-hour general strike in Athens on Feb. 7, 2012. A general strike gripped debt-ridden Greece in protest of new austerity measures, demanded by the European Union as part of a new bailout deal from banks.