Ferries across Greece are to remain tied up in port for two days as seamen walk off the job to protest proposed tax hikes.
No ferries will run for 48 hours from today until Sunday morning, leaving many of the country's islands cut off from the mainland and from each other.
Greece's left-led government has been struggling to meet criteria that will allow the release of more funds under the country's third international bailout. Greece has relied on bailout rescue loans since 2010, and in return has had to overhaul its economy and implement painful spending cuts and tax hikes.
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