Monday, November 12, 2012
Greek parliament passes brutal austerity budget
The Greek parliament has approved next year's budget imposing further austerity measures.
The budget contains cuts worth $13.5bn over the next two years. It also raises the retirement age from 65 to 67 and slashes pensions by as much as 15 per cent. Al Jazeera's Barnaby Phillips reports from Athens.
Posted by The Progressive Rambler at 12:09 PM