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Greek PM faces week of protests over new austerity bill

Greece`s prime minister faces protests this week over a bill that must pass for the country to receive a fresh tranche of EU-IMF aid.

Jul 15, 2013, 08:53 AM IST

Greece adopts bill to cut 15,000 civil servant jobs

The Greek parliament has voted to adopt a law that provides for the dismissal of 15,000 civil servants as part of austerity measures imposed by the country's international creditors.

Apr 29, 2013, 12:57 PM IST

Greek lawmakers pass austerity bill as Athens burns

Greece`s parliament approved a deeply unpopular austerity bill to secure a second EU/IMF bailout and avoid national bankruptcy.

Feb 13, 2012, 09:44 AM IST

Anger in Greece as parliament to vote on bailout

Greek lawmakers will vote this weekend on a controversial austerity bill that Athens needs to avoid a messy default but which is fuelling a domestic political and social crisis that has brought thousands of Greeks out on the streets in protest.

Feb 11, 2012, 10:52 AM IST

Greece adopts austerity bill amid violent protests

The Greek parliament approved a painful set of austerity measures on Thursday, defying violent protests in central Athens and a general strike which shut down much of the country.

Oct 21, 2011, 09:15 AM IST