Greece’s left-wing Syriza appeared on course last night to trounce the ruling conservatives in yesterday’s snap election and could win the absolute majority it wants to fight international creditors’ insistence on painful austerity measures.
Mon, 26 Jan, 2015
Greeks are voting in an early general election that could alter the course of the country’s struggle with crippling debts, with a radical left party poised to win by promising to rewrite the terms of its international bailout.
Sun, 25 Jan, 2015
Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras today talked the junior partners in his fragile coalition government into dropping objections to new spending cuts demanded by the debt-crippled country’s bailout creditors, averting a crisis that could have eventually forced the country to abandon the euro.
Wed, 01 Aug, 2012
Greece moved to end its protracted political impasse yesterday, swearing in a new prime minister to lead a largely pro-bailout coalition tasked with saving the country's place in the eurozone and easing a European financial crisis with global repercussions.
Thu, 21 Jun, 2012
A FORMER deputy head of the European Central Bank emerged yesterday as frontrunner to become Greek prime minister, as party leaders bargained over who will lead a “100-day coalition” to push through a bailout before the nation runs out of money.
Tue, 08 Nov, 2011