Chaos in Athens On Wednesday, Greece’s parliament will vote on whether to

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Chaos in Athens On Wednesday, Greece’s parliament will vote on whether to

Chaos in Athens On Wednesday, Greece’s parliament will vote on whether to

Chaos in Athens On Wednesday, Greece’s parliament will vote on whether to accept a new bailout from its European creditors. This latest package comes with the condition that the country implement strict austerity measures and is in many ways harsher than what was rejected by Greek voters in a referendum 10 days ago. The debate starts at 10 p.m. Athens time (3 p.m. ET.) with voting expected later tonight. Ahead of the session, protesters have gathered in the central Syntagma Square, and things are heating up. But, again, it is worth keeping in mind that Greece’s parliament is voting on a package of bailout measures that is worse than what Greek voters rejected in a referendum a little over a week ago. And so while markets on Monday reacted as if the situation had been “fixed” in Greece, things over the last 48 hours have made a Greek passage of the package less clear. Read more at businessinsider.com REUTERS/Behrakis
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