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Strike closes down most of Greece

Thousands of Greek workers shut down schools, hospitals and museums Wednesday to protest spending cuts that the government says are needed to prevent a bankruptcy that could roil global financial markets.

“Take the memorandum and leave!” chanted 13,000 demonstrators in Athens’ who were referring to the cuts Greece agreed to make so it could get […]