Greek unemployment rises to 27.9 percent

Associated Press
Greek unemployment rises to 27.9 percent

Teachers protest against the government austerity measures that threaten their jobs, outside the Greek parliament in central Athens, on Tuesday, Sept, 10, 2013. Unions representing high school teachers in Greece have voted to hold "long-term" strikes starting Sept. 16 against public sector staff cuts ordered by the government as part of its bailout agreements. The conservative-led government plans to sack 15,000 state employees by the end of 2014, and place another 25,000 in a program of mandatory suspensions and job transfers. The flags contains anti austerity slogans . (AP Photo/Dimitri Messinis)

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