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Special Report: Greeks rage against pension calamity

Yorgos Vagelakos, 75, is interviewed by Reuters at his home at Keratsini suburb, a few miles west of Athens November 28, 2012. Picture taken November 28, 2012. To match Special Report GREECE-CRISIS/PENSIONS REUTERS/Yorgos Karahalis

Yorgos Vagelakos, 75, is interviewed by Reuters at his home at Keratsini suburb, a few miles west of Athens November 28, 2012. Picture taken November 28, 2012. To match Special Report GREECE-CRISIS/PENSIONS REUTERS/Yorgos Karahalis

Yorgos Vagelakos, 75, is interviewed by Reuters at his home at Keratsini suburb, a few miles west of Athens November 28, 2012. Picture taken November 28, 2012. To match Special Report GREECE-CRISIS/PENSIONS REUTERS/Yorgos Karahalis
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Pensioner Constantine Siatras, 79, answers a question during an interview with Reuters in Athens October 30, 2012. Picture taken October 30, 2012. To match Special Report GREECE-CRISIS/PENSIONS REUTERS/Yorgos Karahalis

Pensioner Constantine Siatras, 79, answers a question during an interview with Reuters in Athens October 30, 2012. Picture taken October 30, 2012. To match Special Report GREECE-CRISIS/PENSIONS REUTERS/Yorgos Karahalis

Pensioner Constantine Siatras, 79, answers a question during an interview with Reuters in Athens October 30, 2012. Picture taken October 30, 2012. To match Special Report GREECE-CRISIS/PENSIONS REUTERS/Yorgos Karahalis
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Greek pensioners play cards at a traditional cafe at the suburb of Egaleo in Athens November 12, 2012. Picture taken November 12, 2012. To match Special Report GREECE-CRISIS/PENSIONS REUTERS/Yorgos Karahalis

Greek pensioners play cards at a traditional cafe at the suburb of Egaleo in Athens November 12, 2012. Picture taken November 12, 2012. To match Special Report GREECE-CRISIS/PENSIONS REUTERS/Yorgos Karahalis

Greek pensioners play cards at a traditional cafe at the suburb of Egaleo in Athens November 12, 2012. Picture taken November 12, 2012. To match Special Report GREECE-CRISIS/PENSIONS REUTERS/Yorgos Karahalis
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Greek pensioners sit at a traditional cafe at suburb of Egaleo in Athens November 12, 2012. Picture taken November 12, 2012. To match Special Report GREECE-CRISIS/PENSIONS REUTERS/Yorgos Karahalis

Greek pensioners sit at a traditional cafe at suburb of Egaleo in Athens November 12, 2012. Picture taken November 12, 2012. To match Special Report GREECE-CRISIS/PENSIONS REUTERS/Yorgos Karahalis

Greek pensioners sit at a traditional cafe at suburb of Egaleo in Athens November 12, 2012. Picture taken November 12, 2012. To match Special Report GREECE-CRISIS/PENSIONS REUTERS/Yorgos Karahalis
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An elderly man walks outside the Bank of Greece in Athens November 9, 2012. Picture taken November 9, 2012. To match Special Report GREECE-CRISIS/PENSIONS REUTERS/Yorgos Karahalis

An elderly man walks outside the Bank of Greece in Athens November 9, 2012. Picture taken November 9, 2012. To match Special Report GREECE-CRISIS/PENSIONS REUTERS/Yorgos Karahalis

An elderly man walks outside the Bank of Greece in Athens November 9, 2012. Picture taken November 9, 2012. To match Special Report GREECE-CRISIS/PENSIONS REUTERS/Yorgos Karahalis
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An elderly man walks outside the Bank of Greece in Athens November 9, 2012. Picture taken November 9, 2012. To match Special Report GREECE-CRISIS/PENSIONS REUTERS/Yorgos Karahalis

An elderly man walks outside the Bank of Greece in Athens November 9, 2012. Picture taken November 9, 2012. To match Special Report GREECE-CRISIS/PENSIONS REUTERS/Yorgos Karahalis

An elderly man walks outside the Bank of Greece in Athens November 9, 2012. Picture taken November 9, 2012. To match Special Report GREECE-CRISIS/PENSIONS REUTERS/Yorgos Karahalis
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Greek pensioners sit in a traditional cafe in the suburb of Egaleo in Athens November 12, 2012. Picture taken November 12, 2012. To match Special Report GREECE-CRISIS/PENSIONS REUTERS/Yorgos Karahalis

Greek pensioners sit in a traditional cafe in the suburb of Egaleo in Athens November 12, 2012. Picture taken November 12, 2012. To match Special Report GREECE-CRISIS/PENSIONS REUTERS/Yorgos Karahalis

Greek pensioners sit in a traditional cafe in the suburb of Egaleo in Athens November 12, 2012. Picture taken November 12, 2012. To match Special Report GREECE-CRISIS/PENSIONS REUTERS/Yorgos Karahalis
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A woman makes her way by as people make a transaction at an ATM machine, outside a National Bank branch in central Athens, in this May 29, 2012 file photograph. To match Special Report GREECE-CRISIS/PENSIONS REUTERS/John Kolesidis/Files

A woman makes her way by as people make a transaction at an ATM machine, outside a National Bank branch in central Athens, in this May 29, 2012 file photograph. To match Special Report GREECE-CRISIS/PENSIONS REUTERS/John Kolesidis/Files

A woman makes her way by as people make a transaction at an ATM machine, outside a National Bank branch in central Athens, in this May 29, 2012 file photograph. To match Special Report GREECE-CRISIS/PENSIONS REUTERS/John Kolesidis/Files
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A pensioner shouts slogans outside the Finance Ministry during a rally against the government's new austerity measures in Athens in this September 28, 2011 file photograph. To match Special Report GREECE-CRISIS/PENSIONS REUTERS/Panagiotis Tzamaros/Files

A pensioner shouts slogans outside the Finance Ministry during a rally against the government's new austerity measures in Athens in this September 28, 2011 file photograph. To match Special Report GREECE-CRISIS/PENSIONS REUTERS/Panagiotis...more

A pensioner shouts slogans outside the Finance Ministry during a rally against the government's new austerity measures in Athens in this September 28, 2011 file photograph. To match Special Report GREECE-CRISIS/PENSIONS REUTERS/Panagiotis Tzamaros/Files
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A pensioner pushes a riot policeman during scuffles between protesting pensioners and police near the EU offices in Athens, in this October 8, 2012 file photograph. To match Special Report GREECE-CRISIS/PENSIONS REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis/Files

A pensioner pushes a riot policeman during scuffles between protesting pensioners and police near the EU offices in Athens, in this October 8, 2012 file photograph. To match Special Report GREECE-CRISIS/PENSIONS REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis/Files

A pensioner pushes a riot policeman during scuffles between protesting pensioners and police near the EU offices in Athens, in this October 8, 2012 file photograph. To match Special Report GREECE-CRISIS/PENSIONS REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis/Files
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Pensioners shout slogans against the EU and the government during a march towards the EU offices in central Athens in this October 8, 2012 file photograph. To match Special Report GREECE-CRISIS/PENSIONS REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis/Files

Pensioners shout slogans against the EU and the government during a march towards the EU offices in central Athens in this October 8, 2012 file photograph. To match Special Report GREECE-CRISIS/PENSIONS REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis/Files

Pensioners shout slogans against the EU and the government during a march towards the EU offices in central Athens in this October 8, 2012 file photograph. To match Special Report GREECE-CRISIS/PENSIONS REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis/Files
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Yorgos Vagelakos, 75, (L) reads a newspaper as his wife Anna washes dishes at their home in Keratsini suburb, a few miles west of Athens November 28, 2012. To match Special Report GREECE-CRISIS/PENSIONS REUTERS/Yorgos Karahalis

Yorgos Vagelakos, 75, (L) reads a newspaper as his wife Anna washes dishes at their home in Keratsini suburb, a few miles west of Athens November 28, 2012. To match Special Report GREECE-CRISIS/PENSIONS REUTERS/Yorgos Karahalis

Yorgos Vagelakos, 75, (L) reads a newspaper as his wife Anna washes dishes at their home in Keratsini suburb, a few miles west of Athens November 28, 2012. To match Special Report GREECE-CRISIS/PENSIONS REUTERS/Yorgos Karahalis
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A man eats his meal at a soup kitchen for the poor, in central Athens in this June 28, 2012 file photograph. To match Special Report GREECE-CRISIS/PENSIONS REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol/Files

A man eats his meal at a soup kitchen for the poor, in central Athens in this June 28, 2012 file photograph. To match Special Report GREECE-CRISIS/PENSIONS REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol/Files

A man eats his meal at a soup kitchen for the poor, in central Athens in this June 28, 2012 file photograph. To match Special Report GREECE-CRISIS/PENSIONS REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol/Files
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An elderly man walks outside the Bank of Greece in Athens November 9, 2012. Picture taken November 9, 2012. To match Special Report GREECE-CRISIS/PENSIONS REUTERS/Yorgos Karahalis

An elderly man walks outside the Bank of Greece in Athens November 9, 2012. Picture taken November 9, 2012. To match Special Report GREECE-CRISIS/PENSIONS REUTERS/Yorgos Karahalis

An elderly man walks outside the Bank of Greece in Athens November 9, 2012. Picture taken November 9, 2012. To match Special Report GREECE-CRISIS/PENSIONS REUTERS/Yorgos Karahalis
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