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Greek unions call general strike Thursday over state TV closure

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Greece's main unions on Wednesday called a 24-hour general strike for Thursday to protest the shock closure of state broadcaster ERT by the government.

"The ERT lockup amounts to a coup d'etat," leading union GSEE said in a statement as civil servants and sailors pledged to support the strike.

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http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130612/greek-unions-call-general-strike-thursday-over-state-tv-closure