Greek Lawmakers Approve Sweeping Pension Reforms Amid Protests

Greek lawmakers approved sweeping pension reforms on Thursday as part of measures aimed at pulling the troubled euro zone nation out of a debt crisis, while thousands of striking workers took to the streets. About 12,000 people beating drums, blowing whistles and holding banners reading “Enough is enough” marched peacefully to parliament to protest against the cuts in pension benefits and an increase in the retirement age to 65 for all Greeks – Reuters

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