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Greece's parliament passed a package of austerity measures on Thursday, a key condition of its €110 billion ($145 billion) financial rescue, as thousands of protesters demonstrated outside the chamber, some hurling firebombs and clashing with police.
The vote came the day after three people were killed in violent protests against the measures, saddening a nation already struggling with economic hardship.
Asian shares dropped sharply Friday morning following a slide in U.S. stocks on Thursday that was sparked in part by escalating concerns that Greece's financial problems could spread
Originally posted by Vitchilo
the Nicolas Ceausescu treatment, aka being arrested by the people, tried by the people, put against the wall and executed for high treason.