Greek financial crisis

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Demonstrators hold a banner reading "Let the capitalists pay for the crisis" outside of the Greek Parliament, seen in background, in Athens on Sunday Nov. 11, 2012.  Greece's lawmakers were set today to pass next year's austerity budget, extending tough spending cuts measures that have already left Greeks struggling as the country tries to slash its debts and pull itself out of a severe recession.(AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)

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Greek rights groups warn of an explosion in racist violence over the past year, with a notable surge since national elections in May and June 2012 that saw dramatic gains by the far-right Golden Dawn party.

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