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47 eleven Euro zone countries have agreed to move forward -- -- hotly disputed tax on financial transactions.
As a way to pay for the debt crisis there.
It is a victory for German Chancellor Angela Merkel who was at ground zero of the crisis today.
Athens Greece senior foreign affairs correspondent Amy Kellogg shows us not everyone there is happy to -- here.
There may have been a welcome mat for the German chancellor at the airport in -- but the streets looked a bit different there were a few swastika as.
A lot of demonstrators.
The indebted Greeks blame -- -- for their pain.
Some salaries have fallen by 40%.
Youth unemployment at 55%.
As Greece makes punishing budget cuts.
Still it is Germany that is shouldering the bulk of Greece's bailout and the Greek Prime Minister presented the visit as a show of support and a sign that Greece is still a player.
-- -- -- The Greek people -- leading an amendment that they're determined to stay in the Euro and to win the battle for competitiveness and it was chancellor miracles first visit to Greece since the crisis began the problem of growth is still to be addressed.
Not just increase or in France -- angry auto workers -- planted student shot clashed with police today but across the entire world.
The International Monetary Fund predicts growth will be less globally than previously thought this year.
Saying prospects -- deteriorated and risks have increased not just in Europe if congress and the White House don't make cuts to avoid the fiscal cliff.
Economists predict a double dip recession and soaring unemployment.
I think you can call it the general feeling of -- uncertainty.
About the future -- worries about the failure.
Of US policy makers to Greece who -- Fiscal plan.
Meanwhile other countries try to get creative with ways to keep people and institutions afloat.
In battered Ireland -- -- contemplating a law that would encourage banks to lower mortgages to avoid foreclosures.
As Ireland's housing market remains at half its former value.
And to Merkel reference today the European Investment Bank which is mandated to help small and medium size businesses expands as.
Unpopular as -- America is on the Greek street she is under enormous pressure at home by German tax -- who are not overly keen.
To cough up more money to cover Greek debts but her message is we are all in this together.
Brett and -- Kellogg in London Amy thank you north.
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