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    Wake-up call for Greek economy

    Al Jazeera English

    by Al Jazeera English

    The European Union and International Monetary Fund is pledging to support Greece, as Athens struggles to get a grip on its finances.

    Many people argue that a country that lived on borrowed money and EU subsidies for so long is now facing a reality check.

    Barnaby Phillips looks at how Greece ended up in its current financial predicament.