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New Greek PM Signed In

Antonis Samaras sworn in after deal reached to form government

(Newser) - New Democracy leader Antonis Samaras was sworn in as Greece's new prime minister today, after his conservative party reached a deal to form a coalition government with the liberal Pasok and Democratic Left parties, CNN reports. "We trust that with God's help we will do all we... More »

Greeks Close In on Deal, But Germany May Not Like It

Parties intent on renegotiating bailout

(Newser) - The leaders of Greece's political parties emerged from meetings today saying they were determined to form a government—though from the sound of things, that may be a government at odds with Germany. The conservative New Democracy party is hoping to form a unity government with Socialist Pasok and... More »

Greek PM Scrambling to Form Coalition

That may require his resignation soon

(Newser) - Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou has been busy shuttling around all day in a bid to put together a coalition government—so it can ratify the nation's European bailout and ease world markets—but the results so far are just more "political uncertainty," according to the New ... More »

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