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The long awaited decision on the next traunch of financial aid to cash strapped Greece will have to wait until next week.

A conference call among the so-called troika of lenders came and went but with no actual funds released.

There was however optimism as the government declared satisfactory progress had been made and pledged to bring forward austerity measures.

But for Greek civil servants those measures are too painful. They staged a burning of tax returns demonstration to show their opposition to expected cuts in public sector pay, jobs and services.

Greek students held their own march complaining that their parents were getting poorer and there was no future for the country’s youth.

But without the next instalment of eight billion euros which is dependent on further cuts, the government will not be able to pay public salaries.

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