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Greece announces plans to sell debt for the first time in years

Proposed bond sale offers hope that the country might be preparing to wean itself off international bailouts

The Greek economy is still reeling from years of severe budget tightening, pension cuts, tax increases and other austerity actions required under the bailout programmes.

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GREECE, long Europe's economic problem child, is trying to prove that it has made progress in its recovery efforts, announcing plans to sell debt for the first time in years.

The proposed bond sale, the details of which were released on Monday, offered hope that Greece...

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