Greeks strike over new austerity measures

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Mass protests and strikes hits Athens as anger mounts over a new wave of severe austerity cuts by Greek government.

The government there has announced more spending cuts.
 
That's the latest step to persuade lenders to hand over 11 billion dollars in bailout funds to avoid a default.
 
But that decision has provoked a furious reaction, as Nadim Baba reports from Athens.