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Fresh protests hit Greece after junk status rating

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Greece is experiencing another wave of popular protest after its credit rating was reduced to junk status.

Shares began tumbling after the credit rating agency Standard and Poor's downgraded Greek debt to "junk".

Thousands of civil servants have marched through Athens demonstrating against the likely imposition of fresh austerity measures.

Malcolm Brabant reports.

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