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Greece pushes new austerity measures
 

The Greek government is presenting a new package of spending cuts and tax hikes on Monday in a bid to get more bailout money from Europe to avoid bankruptcy. The country's parliament is expected to vote on the $17 billion package on Wednesday. Angry citizens have already been staging protests for a week, blaming the austerity measures imposed for the last four years for wiping out a fifth of the country's economy and leaving a quarter of the population without jobs.

 

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