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Latest News Wires Greece pushes through more austerity, awaits next bailout payment

The Greek Parliament narrowly pushed through the new, unpopular austerity measures, a key step for the release of more bailout funds from Europe.

By Juergen Baetz and Nicholas PaphitisAssociated Press / November 8, 2012

Lefteris Pitarakis/AP

Greece's euro partners won't be able to release the country's next batch of bailout cash at a meeting next week, even though the Greek Parliament narrowly backed more unpopular austerity measures Thursday.