Members of the anti-European Greek Communist party, the KKE, take part a march against austerity in front of the Greek Parliament in Athens on July 10, 2015. AFP PHOTO / ARIS MESSINIS
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Eurozone finance ministers on Saturday were to give their verdict on Greece's last-chance bid for a third bailout to keep its ship-wrecked economy afloat and prevent its exit from the single European currency.Finance ministers from the 19-country eurozone will meet in Brussels at 1300 GMT Saturday to review Greece's proposals for market-oriented reforms in exchange for its third bailout since 2010 .EU sources who asked not to be named also put the probability at no more 50-50 .The EU's bailout fund, the European Stability Mechanism, was ready to consider putting up 58 billion euros, plus 16 billion euros from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), an EU source said.Berlin leads a bloc of hardline eurozone nations saying that, after two bailouts over the past five years totaling 240 billion euros, and 107 billion euros in debt forgiveness in 2012, Greece is looking like a bottomless money pit.
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