Thousands protest in Greece against pension overhaul

Athens (AFP) – Thousands protested in Greece on Tuesday against a new pension reform as a 24-hour strike paralysed transport and services.Some 10,000 people demonstrated in the capital against the reform, which encourages a longer stay in the workforce, police said.The labour action brought public transport in Athens, intercity trains and ferry ship services to a standstill.Civil servants also walked off the job and journalists will stage a three-hour work stoppage against the pension reform.”This bill is practically the continuation of (austerity) laws introduced in 2010-2019,” civil servants…

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