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Greek Journalists, Transportation Workers Strike

Greek journalists and public transportation workers are stopping work in the latest round of strikes protesting Greece's economic austerity measures.

Bus, subway, and tram services ceased in Greece's capital Athens Thursday, while Greek journalists stopped radio and television broadcasts. Greek newspapers planned not to print Friday.

Greece has seen several rounds of labor strikes since the government earlier this year began to raise taxes, freeze civil service pay, and cut pensions in efforts to decrease the country's massive debt.

Greece agreed to take those steps in return for a massive emergency loan from the European Union and International Monetary Fund.

Some information for this report was provided by AP and Reuters.