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Paris Koukoulopoulos

With Chinese Gone, Samaras Presses Reforms

Fresh off a triumphant visit from Chinese peer Li Keqiang, Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras now is going to turn his attention to domestic matters, including pushing through reforms he pledged to international lenders. Li and Samaras talked about developing...

More Battling In Samaras Cabinet Over Austerity

Ministers in Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras’ new, revamped Cabinet, formed to bring more cohesion to government policies, are battling with each other - and him - over austerity measures. Samaras, the New Democracy Conservative leader, had to step in...

Immigrant Deportation Bill Pulled

Greece's coalition government abruptly yanked a measure in a draft law that would have allowed the deportation of immigrants making false claims about racially-motivated attacks after it almost led to the PASOK Socialists pulling their support. Prime Minister Antonis Samaras'...

Shootout In PASOK Lifeboat

PASOK Socialist chief Evangelos Venizelos' already shaky hold on his fast-fading once-dominant party took another blow when Infrastructure Minister Michalis Chrysochoidis sided with the group's previous leader, former premier George Papandreou in a dispute over whether the Leftists should...

Rubbish Collectors Protesting

Since 10 a.m. this morning rubbish collectors have been gathered in front of the Interior Ministry in Athens while awaiting a meeting between their representatives and Minister Tassos Gianitsis. The workers in the sector, who yesterday occupied the office of...