Greek bankruptcy averted — for now

Greece has avoided imminent bankruptcy after its international creditors finally agreed to give it the money it urgently needs.

A riot police officer is engulfed by petrol bomb flames thrown by protesters in front of the parliament during clashes in Athens on Wednesday Nov. 7, 2012. Greece's fragile coalition government faces its toughest test so far when lawmakers vote later Wednesday on new painful austerity measures demanded to keep the country afloat, on the second day of a nationwide general strike. (AP Photo Dimitri Messinis)

A riot police officer is engulfed by petrol bomb flames thrown by protesters in front of the parliament during clashes in Athens on Wednesday Nov. 7, 2012. Greece's fragile coalition government faces its toughest test so far when lawmakers vote later Wednesday on new painful austerity measures demanded to keep the country afloat, on the second day of a nationwide general strike. (AP Photo Dimitri Messinis)

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