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Samaras Says He Can't Form Coalition, SYRIZA's Turn Is Next

ATHENS – New Democracy head Antonis Samaras, whose party finished first in the May 6 general elections but with less than 19 percent of the vote, said after less than a day of trying that he can’t form a...

Samaras, Venizelos Start Election Campaign Early

ATHENS – The date of the general election to choose a new Prime Minister will be announced next week, government officials said, but new PASOK Socialist party leader Evangelos Venizelos and his bitter rival New Democracy Conservative leader Antonis...

Greece's President Gives Up Salary; Blasts Germany's Position

ATHENS – Watching Greeks having their pay cut and taxes hiked on orders of international lenders to keep rescue loans coming, President Karolos Papoulias said he will give up his annual salary of 300,000 euros, some $392,000, and blasted...

Greece's Interim Leader? …. To Be Continued

ATHENS - After three days of political feuding that angered Greeks worried whether it would jeopardize international rescue loans, a new coalition government was said to have been formed with Parliament Speaker Filippos Petsalnikos, a political unknown outside Greece,...

Papandreou to Step Down-New PM and Government to Be Announced Today

After backtracking numerous times and repeatdely sending out conflicting signals about[...]

Greek President to Host Talks with Papandreou and Samaras‎

Greece's president K. Papoulias is to convene a meeting between the country's embattled prime minister and the head of the main opposition party in an attempt to broker power-sharing talks and find a way out of a severe political...

Papandreou Open Talks on Crisis Government

George Papandreou Saturday scrambled to form a national crisis government to implement a crucial eurozone rescue package, fresh from winning a nail-biting confidence vote. After an hour-long meeting with President Carolos Papoulias, Papandreou emerged to tell a scrum of reporters...

Papandreou Scraps Bailout Referendum, Seeks Coalition Government

ATHENS – Faced with defections by his Finance Minister, Cabinet official and Members of Parliament of his ruling PASOK Socialist party, Prime Minister George Papandreou has quickly withdrawn his plans[...]

Thessaloniki: Parade Got Gancelled-President of Greek Democracy Forced To leave

Carolos Papoulias, President of the Greek Democracy was forced to leave from the parade celebrating[...]

Papandreou Calls for Unity as EU Seeks Debt Solution

Prime Minister George Papandreou called for unity across Greece's political spectrum Tuesday, as European finance ministers and leaders struggled to come up with a definitive solution to Greece's debt woes that won't drag down other EU nations as well. A...