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    Greece braced for large protests

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    Demonstrators are set to gather in Athens on Thursday for a march marking the anniversary of the 1973 uprising that helped bring down the military dictatorship.

    The march is expected to be joined by protesters who are against planned austerity measures, which Greece must implement to tackle its growing debt crisis.

    The demonstrations come a day after the new unity government led by Lucas Papademos, overwhelmingly won a vote of confidence in parliament with 255 votes to 38.

    Al Jazeera's Barnaby Phillips reports from Athens