A pedestrian passes a poster announces Thursday's general strike with the title ''No to the extinction of our businesses'', in the northern Greek port city of Thessaloniki, Wednesday, O

 

              A pedestrian passes a poster announces Thursday
A pedestrian passes a poster announces Thursday's general strike with the title ''No to the extinction of our businesses'', in the northern Greek port city of Thessaloniki, Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012. Civil servants and private sector workers stage a nationwide general strike on Thursday to protest new austerity measures the government is still negotiating with the debt-ridden country's international creditors. (AP Photo/Nikolas Giakoumidis)