The empty railway station in the port of Piraeus, near Athens, is seen during a 24-hour strike Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013. The government has imposed waves of spending cuts and tax hikes,

 

              The empty railway station in the port of Piraeus, near Athens, is seen during a 24-hour strike Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013. The government has imposed waves of spending cuts and tax hikes,
The empty railway station in the port of Piraeus, near Athens, is seen during a 24-hour strike Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013. The government has imposed waves of spending cuts and tax hikes, leading to severe salary and pension cuts and leaving unemployment spiraling to above 26 percent. Workers have been protesting planned reforms to the pension and income contribution system, part of the latest spending cuts in the bailout program. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)