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A farmer from Crete island holds a black flag during a rally by... News PhotoAgriculture,Athens - Greece,Crete,Economy,Farmer,Finance,Flag,Greece,Holding,Horizontal,Labor UnionPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPA farmer from Crete island holds a black flag during a rally by farmers' unions from all over Greece on March 5, 2013. Some 2,000 Greek farmers gathered in Athens to demand lower taxes, arguing that the rising cost of fuel and electricity was driving them to ruin.The farmers also called for subsidies from the heavily indebted state, which has been forced to undertake a tough austerity policy, to help them lower their costs and remain competitive. AFP PHOTO / LOUISA GOULIAMAKI (Photo credit should read LOUISA GOULIAMAKI/AFP/Getty Images)