Airport, train and rail activity in Israel was disrupted briefly Sunday as workers protested recently approved pension reforms. Government ministries also closed down for two hours. The measure was taken in the wake of the Knesset approval last week of an economic austerity plan that will include major wage cuts and reforms in the public sector.
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