Austerity has forced Greece to cut its healthcare budget by more than a third. The result is a shortage of doctors and nurses, as well as basic equipment and medicine. Lives are being put at risk.
Greek public transport workers have withdrawn their labor to press parliament not to proceed with an austerity bill that would limit trade unions' right to strike. Airlines also warn of cancellations and delays.
Eurozone finance ministers have reached a "political agreement" to grant Greece €6.7 billion in bailout money. The ministers praised Greece's progress, putting it on track to leave its bailout program this year.
Greece's parliament has voted to approve a package of reforms demanded by the country's international lenders in return for fresh bailout funds. But many Greeks turned out to protest against the measures.
A 29-year-old parcel-bomb suspect has been arrested by Greek police probing intimidation of European figures involved in Greece's financial bailouts. In May, Greek ex-premier Lucas Papademos was wounded.
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