Photo Gallery: Athens Riots Escalate as Parliament Votes 06/29/2011
 Demonstrators stand in a cloud of tear gas, holding a sign that says "NO"...
AFP

Demonstrators stand in a cloud of tear gas, holding a sign that says "NO" ahead of Greece's parliamentary vote on Wednesday. Protests against the 28 billion euro ($40 billion)austerity package were not successful, as Greek lawmakers passed the unpopular measures on Wednesday afternoon.