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Protests flare in Athens over pension reform

Hundreds of Greek pensioners and workers have staged rallies in the capital, Athens, against the government’s plan to overhaul the country’s pension system. On Friday, hundreds of public sector workers and pensioners marched in the city center in protest against the…

Nearly Half the World’s Older Persons Lack Pensions

  Human Wrongs Watch 52 per cent of older persons receive a pension, but levels are inadequate and the trend has been worsened by fiscal consolidation, ILO report says. Geneva (ILO)* – Nearly half – 48 per cent – of all people over…