Greece's government has passed austerity measures aimed at getting more than $100 million in bailout money from the European Union, enough to hopefully save the country from bankruptcy and get its economy back on track. But those measures will hit the working class hard, and the result was rioting in the streets of Athens.
FOX News Radio's Simon Owen reports from London:
Greece hopes this agreement will secure a bailout big enough to avoid bankruptcy. The terms of the deal include 15,000 public sector jobs being cut this year alone, and the minimum wage dropping by 20%. And there's still work to do: neighboring European countries want a written guarantee that Greece will stick to the plans.
Dozens of protesters and police were injured in last night's clashes in Athens, with buildings set on fire.
In London, Simon Owen, FOX News Radio.
Watch VIDEO of the protests & clashes in Greece HERE: