Saturday

28th May 2016

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Greek parliament approves privatisation law

The Greek Parliament on Wednesday narrowly approved a law granting the government flexibility in privatising state-owned companies. The vote also highlighted deep divisions within the ruling coalition ahead of a vote next week on the €13.5 billion worth of spending cuts needed to get the next bailout tranche.

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