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Papademos to face confidence vote as bond woes spread

Greek Prime Minister Lucas Papademos faces a vote of confidence in his six-day old government today but contagion from the debt crisis may be leaking right into the heart of Europe.

16th November, 2011
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Greek Prime Minister Lucas Papademos

Greek Prime Minister Lucas Papademos faces a vote of confidence in his six-day old government today as he races to secure financing designed to avert a collapse of the economy and keep Greece in the euro.

Members of the parliament will cast their ballots in a roll-call vote, on whether to give the 64-year-old premier a three-month mandate to implement budget measures and ensure a bailout of €130 billion agreed to with euro partners on...

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