Germany's stern position on the overindebted countries, the troika's position on labour issues and cutbacks and the Federation of Hellenic Enterprises' (SEB) stance on lay-offs in the public sector, mostly dominated the headlines on Wednesday in Athens' newspapers

ADESMEFTOS TYPOS: "New swoop on civil servants".

AVGHI: "Tanks then (during the Athens Polytechnic uprising against the junta), troika now".

AVRIANI: "Germany pushing us full speed to bankruptcy".

ELEFTHEROS: "They (EU) have declared us....bankrupt, but Prime Minister George Papandreou belies it".

ELEFTHEROTYPIA: "Cut whatever you find".

ELEFTHEROS TYPOS: "Extraordinary measures in the middle of the night".

ESTIA: "Greece targeted again".

ETHNOS: "Salaries in private sector in danger".

IMERISSIA: "Germany's show of power".

KATHIMERINI: "Threats for the third tranche of the loan".

LOGOS: "Eurozone is teetering".

NAFTEMPORIKI: "Europe presses for more 'necessary measures'."

RIZOSPASTIS: "Merciless industrialists demand lay-offs in public sector and cutbacks in social spending".

TA NEA: "Roadblock against Merkel".

TO VIMA: "Merkel uses the third tranche of the loan as a blackmailing weapon".

VRADYNI: "In a state of Fear".