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Party leaders have met the final two demands set by the country's international lenders, paving the way for a deal.
Eurozone ministers cancel meeting, saying Athens has yet to answer how it plans to cover $428m hole in austerity budget.
General elections announced for April, hours after parliament approved new austerity cuts and protests raged in Athens.
PM Papademos receives clear majority of 199-74 in favour of drastic cutbacks, amidst most violent protests since 2008.
Rioting in Greek capital with mass protests outside parliament while politicians debated harsh budget cuts.
Move to eliminate 15,000 civil service jobs signals major shift in policy in run-up to crucial coalition meeting.
Marathon negotiations to continue into Monday as country races to finalise austerity steps needed for a new bailout.
Lucas Papademos says there was "total convergence" among political allies on measures needed for a second bailout.
Rival parties show little willingness to co-operate after Papandreou survived a parliamentary confidence vote.
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Italy struggles to deal with growing flood of migrants willing to risk their lives to reach the nearest European shores.
Israel's Operation Protective Edge is the third major offensive on the Gaza Strip in six years.
Muslims and Arabs in the US say they face discrimination in many areas of life, 13 years after the 9/11 attacks.
At one UN site alone, approximately four children below the age of five are dying each day.
 
 
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