Greece adopts more painful reforms demanded by creditors

A protester holds a plackard reading 'No to bailout, no to austerity' in front of the Greek parliament in Athens during an anti-austerity protest on October 16, 2015Greece’s parliament narrowly adopted further reforms demanded by the country’s international creditors in return for further bailout funds. The vote was only narrowly carried by Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras’s leftist Syriza party and its coalition partner, the nationalist Independent Greeks (Anel), after a stormy debate. Tsipras retorted that the reforms were “not new”.

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