Greece

Greece Faces General Strike Against Austerity

They want to keep spending more than they have on things they don't need

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Much of Greece is at a standstill amid a general strike, as many people want to send a clear message to EU leaders saying 'no' to further austerity.

The streets of central Athens were quiet on Thursday morning, with workers staying home in response to the 24-hour stoppage called by the two largest unions.