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chairman of Slovenia's Parliament Gregor Virant opens a door prior a media address on January 23, 2013 in Ljubljana after agreeing to to adress the media after accepting to step out of the coalition. A general strike by tens of thousands of public sector workers paralysed Slovenia on Wednesday, adding to Prime Minister Janez Jansa's woes as he struggles to hang on in office. As thousands took part in demonstrations in the capital Ljubljana and other cities, union leaders put the number of people striking at up to 100,000 -- one of the biggest shows of force since independence from Yugoslavia in 1991. AFP PHOTO / JURE MAKOVEC (Photo credit should read Jure Makovec/AFP/Getty Images)
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chairman of Slovenia's Parliament Gregor Virant opens a door prior a media address on January 23, 2013 in Ljubljana after agreeing to to adress the media after accepting to step out of the coalition. A general strike by tens of thousands of public sector workers paralysed Slovenia on Wednesday, adding to Prime Minister Janez Jansa's woes as he struggles to hang on in office. As thousands took part in demonstrations in the capital Ljubljana and other cities, union leaders put the number of people striking at up to 100,000 -- one of the biggest shows of force since independence from Yugoslavia in 1991. AFP PHOTO / JURE MAKOVEC (Photo credit should read Jure Makovec/AFP/Getty Images)
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