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Greek seamen, farmers protest against government cuts

A woman walks immobilised ships which ceased operations during a strike, at a promenade of Piraeus port near Athens February 3, 2013. Greek seamen extended a strike to protest government austerity for a further 48 hours on Sunday, meaning that dozens of islands will have been cut off from the mainland for six days. REUTERS/Yorgos Karahalis

A woman walks immobilised ships which ceased operations during a strike, at a promenade of Piraeus port near Athens February 3, 2013. Greek seamen extended a strike to protest government austerity for a further 48 hours on Sunday, meaning that dozens...more

A woman walks immobilised ships which ceased operations during a strike, at a promenade of Piraeus port near Athens February 3, 2013. Greek seamen extended a strike to protest government austerity for a further 48 hours on Sunday, meaning that dozens of islands will have been cut off from the mainland for six days. REUTERS/Yorgos Karahalis
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A man with a child walk near docked ships at a promenade of Piraeus port near Athens February 3, 2013. Greek seamen extended a strike to protest government austerity for a further 48 hours on Sunday, meaning that dozens of islands will have been cut off from the mainland for six days. REUTERS/Yorgos Karahalis

A man with a child walk near docked ships at a promenade of Piraeus port near Athens February 3, 2013. Greek seamen extended a strike to protest government austerity for a further 48 hours on Sunday, meaning that dozens of islands will have been cut...more

A man with a child walk near docked ships at a promenade of Piraeus port near Athens February 3, 2013. Greek seamen extended a strike to protest government austerity for a further 48 hours on Sunday, meaning that dozens of islands will have been cut off from the mainland for six days. REUTERS/Yorgos Karahalis
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Docked ships are seen at the port of Piraeus near Athens February 3, 2013. Greek seamen extended a strike to protest government austerity for a further 48 hours on Sunday, meaning that dozens of islands will have been cut off from the mainland for six days. REUTERS/Yorgos Karahalis

Docked ships are seen at the port of Piraeus near Athens February 3, 2013. Greek seamen extended a strike to protest government austerity for a further 48 hours on Sunday, meaning that dozens of islands will have been cut off from the mainland for...more

Docked ships are seen at the port of Piraeus near Athens February 3, 2013. Greek seamen extended a strike to protest government austerity for a further 48 hours on Sunday, meaning that dozens of islands will have been cut off from the mainland for six days. REUTERS/Yorgos Karahalis
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Docked ships which ceased operations during a strike, are seen at the port of Piraeus near Athens February 3, 2013. Greek seamen extended a strike to protest government austerity for a further 48 hours on Sunday, meaning that dozens of islands will have been cut off from the mainland for six days. REUTERS/Yorgos Karahalis

Docked ships which ceased operations during a strike, are seen at the port of Piraeus near Athens February 3, 2013. Greek seamen extended a strike to protest government austerity for a further 48 hours on Sunday, meaning that dozens of islands will...more

Docked ships which ceased operations during a strike, are seen at the port of Piraeus near Athens February 3, 2013. Greek seamen extended a strike to protest government austerity for a further 48 hours on Sunday, meaning that dozens of islands will have been cut off from the mainland for six days. REUTERS/Yorgos Karahalis
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