Austerity Ekes Out Victory in Greece

Eurozone decision follows huge protests

By Matt Cantor,  Newser Staff

Posted Nov 8, 2012 5:26 AM CST

(Newser) – In a 153 to 128 vote, Greek's three-party coalition government barely passed some $22 billion worth of new austerity measures in an effort to remain in the eurozone. Eighteen MPs voted "present" on the plan, with another abstaining. The vote on the measures,...   Read full story »


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