Greece`s radical leftist party Syriza, which opposes the government`s austerity policies, was leading in the Athens area, exit polls of the first round of local elections showed on Sunday.
Thousands of protesters including the "Forconi" (Pitchforks) movement rallied against austerity in Rome today in protests seen as a sign of sweeping social unease in a country ravaged by economic crisis.
Greece was gripped by a one-day general strike, in protest the austerity and reform programme introduced to lift the country up from a debt crisis.
Greek workers will ground flights, shut down schools and paralyze public transport in a nationwide walkout Wednesday.
A nationwide strike gripped Greece over the unprecedented austerity cuts imposed to avert fiscal meltdown.
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