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ATHENS, Greece | Striking Greek state school teachers march through Athens

ATHENS, Greece—Jan 17, 2019—Hundreds of striking Greek civil servants, mostly school teachers, are marching through central Athens to protest proposed new hiring criteria for state school teachers. The left-wing Greek government has promised to hire 15,000 full-time teachers over the next three years, starting this fall. But unions say the hiring system is unfairly weighted … Continue reading ATHENS, Greece | Striking Greek state school teachers march through Athens

ATHENS, Greece | Greek minister criticizes police over clashes with teachers

ATHENS, Greece —Jan 11, 2019—Greece’s public order minister strongly criticized riot police for their handling of a violent protest Friday by school teachers in Athens who were demonstrating against government plans for hiring new teachers. Riot police fired tear gas to stop protesters from forcing their way past a cordon outside parliament, and later when … Continue reading ATHENS, Greece | Greek minister criticizes police over clashes with teachers