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A Pedestrian gestures as banners in Greek and English denouncing EU policies are hung by Greek communist party members under the temple of Parthenon at the Athens' Acropolis hill on Saturday Feb. 11, 2012. Lawmakers from two parties backing Greece's coalition government are meeting Saturday to consider support for legislation containing new austerity measures, which Socialist leader George Papandreou has urged his deputies to back, saying the country faces disaster if the new bailout deal falls through. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)

A Pedestrian gestures as banners in Greek and English denouncing EU policies are hung by Greek communist party members under the temple of Parthenon at the Athens' Acropolis hill on Saturday Feb. 11, 2012. Lawmakers from two parties backing Greece's coalition government are meeting Saturday to consider support for legislation containing new austerity measures, which Socialist leader George Papandreou has urged his deputies to back, saying the country faces disaster if the new bailout deal falls through. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)

Europe's debt crisis

The leaders of eight of the world's biggest economies meet this weekend outside Washington, seeking to keep Europe's debt crisis from spiraling out of control and jeopardizing fledgling recoveries in the U.S. and elsewhere.