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  • They called the two-day demonstrations to protest the lack of an agreement with the government.

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  • On Wednesday, Greece's two major umbrella unions—private-sector GSEE and public-sector ADEDY—have called a two-day general strike that is expected to paralyze the country, shutting public services and even extending to retailers and small businesses.

    Greece Gears Up for More Unrest

  • The chairman of the ruling National Transitional Council NTC, Mustafa Abdel Jalil, said its forces had called a two-day truce to allow civilians to leave as people streamed out of Sirte by the hundreds.

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  • The chairman of the ruling National Transitional Council NTC, Mustafa Abdel Jalil, said its forces had called a two-day truce to allow civilians to leave as people streamed out of Sirte by the hundreds.

    Reuters: Press Release

  • Nonetheless, on Tuesday the American special envoy to the negotiations, Stephen W. Bosworth, called the two-day talks in Geneva "very positive and generally constructive."

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  • Tear gas and firebombs in Greek protests POLICE and demonstrators clashed as more than 125,000 protestors flooded Athens and other Greek cities today after unions called a two-day general strike against a new austerity bill.

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  • The students - and trade unions - called a two-day strike after talks with the government broke down earlier this month.

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  • In a sign of the wide public unhappiness in Greece over ever deeper cuts and austerity measures, trade unions called a two-day strike starting Friday.

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  • Nonetheless, on Tuesday the American special envoy to the negotiations, Stephen W. Bosworth, called the two-day talks in Geneva "very positive and generally constructive."

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  • While indicators point to some further improvement in overall labour market conditions, the unemployment rate remains elevated, the Fed said in a statement released after a two-day meeting.

    Federal Reserve to keep zero interest rate, says chairman Ben Bernanke

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