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
Greek Prime Minister Lucas Papademos says he has the backing of leaders from the three political parties supporting his interim government, as international creditors increase the pressure on Greece to make deeper spending cuts to secure new funding.
Mon, 30 Jan, 2012
A DEAL on forming a Greek national unity government collapsed last night as the country headed towards an economic abyss, hours after outgoing prime minister George Papandreou said he was handing over to a coalition that does not exist.
Thu, 10 Nov, 2011