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Protesters from the Communist-affiliated trade union PAME march during a general 24 hour labour strike in Athens

Protesters from the Communist-affiliated trade union PAME march during a general 24 hour labour strike in Athens November 6, 2013. Greek schools shut and flights were disrupted as workers held a general strike on Wednesday to protest austerity imposed by foreign lenders, whose inspectors were in Athens to review the country's performance under its bailout. REUTERS/John Kolesidis (GREECE - Tags: CIVIL UNREST POLITICS BUSINESS)

Greece comes to a halt amid strike

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Greek schools shut and flights were disrupted as workers held a general strike on Wednesday to protest austerity imposed by foreign lenders, whose inspectors were in Athens to review the country's performance under its bailout.

The 24-hour walkout by Greece's largest public and private sector unions brought much of the crisis-hit country to a standstill a day after officials from the "troika" of European Commission, European Central Bank and the International Monetary Fund resumed their latest bailout review. (Reuters)