Greece paralysed again as austerity vote looms

The austerity bill won initial approval in a first vote on Wednesday night, and deputies are now to vote on the details.

Violence erupts as 2-day strike shuts down Greece

Greek unions began a 48-hour general strike on Wednesday, the biggest protest in years.

Greece heads for standstill before austerity vote

The 48 hour general strike is scheduled for Wednesday and Thursday to coincide with the vote in parliament.

Greece heads for standstill before austerity vote

Much of Greece is expected to be shut down by a 48-hour strike reaching a peak on Thursday.