Saturday, January 26, 2013

Greek subway staff end strike after police raid

Striking subway workers in Athens returned to the job Friday, hours after the Greek government used riot police to evacuate holdouts from a train depot, ending a bitter standoff over new austerity measures.
The nine-day strike , which knocked out a system serving more than a million people a day , was the biggest labor unrest Greece's uneasy, conservative-led governing coalition faced since taking over last June.

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