Temporary Relief Slovakia Approves Euro Bailout Expansion

The Slovak parliament voted on Thursday to approve the expansion of the euro bailout fund. An earlier rejection forced the current government to agree to new elections in exchange for opposition support for the measure, which will increase the rescue package's lending ability and reach.
Slovakia's parliament voted for a second time on changes to an EU bailout fund in Bratislava on Oct. 13.

Slovakia's parliament voted for a second time on changes to an EU bailout fund in Bratislava on Oct. 13.

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-- dsl, with wires