Topic: Yannis Stournaras
Athens descended into violence Wednesday when a few hundred protesters clashed with riot police ahead of a crucial parliamentary vote on new spending cuts.
Austerity protests as part of a general strike in Greece turned violent Wednesday as police clashed with protestors. The austerity protests have already closed schools and disrupted flights.
The Greek premier will be meeting with eurozone leaders this week to negotiate an extension to Greece's timetable for making financial reforms and retaining access to bailout funds.