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Creditors Angry After Greek Lawmakers Approve Pension Bonus

Greek lawmakers have approved a controversial Christmas bonus payment for low-earning pensioners that prompted bailout creditors to suspend a debt relief deal agreed upon only last week. The left-led government insisted again Thursday that it's not doing anything that goes against the terms of its bailout deal with creditors and that it's exercising its sovereign right in providing the handout which will be funded by budget savings.   But European creditors say Athens...

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