Athens Municipal police take to the streets on strike
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Austerity anger as Greeks go on strike

16 July 2013 Last updated at 09:28 BST

Unions in Greece are upping the pressure on their government, as they voice their anger at unpopular austerity reforms.

Transport and public services will come to a near halt today on Tuesday as two main unions go on general strike.

Municipal workers began a three-day strike on Monday.

Nigel Cassidy reports