Greece invokes emergency powers to block teachers' strike




 
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Greece invokes emergency powers to block teachers' strike
 
May 12th, 2013  
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Greece invokes emergency powers to block teachers' strike
ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece has threatened high school teachers with arrest if they go ahead with a nationwide strike that would disrupt university entrance exams that start this week, the official government gazette said. It is the third time this year that Prime Minister Antonis Samaras's government has invoked emergency law to force strikers back to work to try to show foreign lenders who bailed out Greece that the country is sticking to unpopular reforms. ...

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