Greek parliament approves bailout deal

July 15, 2015 10:59 PM

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Greek parliament approves bailout deal

ATHENS — After protesters clashed with police outside, Greece's parliament accepted harsh terms early Thursday to receive nearly $100 billion in the country's third bailout in five years.

To pass the measures and avoid economic collapse without a financial rescue, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras was forced to cobble together enough support from opposition parties because his own ruling party opposed the plan.

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