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Greece faces 48-hour strike over austerity cuts

People wait at a bus station outside of a closed metro station during a 24-hour strike against the government's austerity measures, halting services on the metro, railway and city trains in Athens November 5, 2012. Greece's government will present a new austerity package to parliament on Monday, facing a week of strikes and protests over proposals which must win deputies' approval if the country is to secure more aid and stave off bankruptcy. REUTERS/John Kolesidis

People wait at a bus station outside of a closed metro station during a 24-hour strike against the government's austerity measures, halting services on the metro, railway and city trains in Athens November 5, 2012. Greece's government will present a...more

People wait at a bus station outside of a closed metro station during a 24-hour strike against the government's austerity measures, halting services on the metro, railway and city trains in Athens November 5, 2012. Greece's government will present a new austerity package to parliament on Monday, facing a week of strikes and protests over proposals which must win deputies' approval if the country is to secure more aid and stave off bankruptcy. REUTERS/John Kolesidis
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A man stands at the entrance of a closed metro station during a 24-hour strike against the government's austerity measures, halting services on the metro, railway and city trains in Athens November 5, 2012. REUTERS/John Kolesidis

A man stands at the entrance of a closed metro station during a 24-hour strike against the government's austerity measures, halting services on the metro, railway and city trains in Athens November 5, 2012. REUTERS/John Kolesidis

A man stands at the entrance of a closed metro station during a 24-hour strike against the government's austerity measures, halting services on the metro, railway and city trains in Athens November 5, 2012. REUTERS/John Kolesidis
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