Greece austerity plan 'on track'

International lenders pave way for next installment of $150bn bailout package for Athens.

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    Greece's International lenders have cleared the way for the country to receive the next installment of its $150bn bailout package.

    Officials from the EU and IMF say while its austerity programme remains largely on track, Greece needs to make an "extra effort" to reduce its budget deficit.

    Meanwhile, trash collectors in Athens, Greece's capital, have been on strike for days, protesting cuts in wages and benefits imposed by austerity measures.

    Barnaby Phillips reports from Athens.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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