Greeks Protest Public Sector Cuts

Greek workers have called a strike to protest government plans to fire thousands of civil servants.

The strike Tuesday has disrupted public services and slowed down most hospitals. Rail and plane schedules have also been affected.

Athens must reform and shrink its civil service to receive more bailout funds from foreign lenders, but the latest job cuts plan has sparked uproar among Greeks.

The debt-wracked country has enacted a string of austerity measures recently in return for …

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