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Likely New Ruler Took An Unlikely Pathway

Antonis Samaras, the leader of Greece’s victorious New Democracy party, has made a fast turnaround from Europe-bashing populist to the continental power brokers’ preferred choice to lead Greece. Voters in Greece Sunday handed New Democracy the edge in a close

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Likely New Ruler Took An Unlikely Pathway

Antonis Samaras, the leader of Greece’s victorious New Democracy party, has made a fast turnaround from Europe-bashing populist to the continental power brokers’ preferred choice to lead Greece. Voters in Greece Sunday handed New Democracy the edge in a close

The End of the World as We Know It

Consider the following scenario. After a victory by the left-wing Syriza party, Greece’s new government announces that it wants to renegotiate the terms of its agreement with the International Monetary Fund and the European Union. German Chancellor Angela Merkel sticks

The End of the World as We Know It

Consider the following scenario. After a victory by the left-wing Syriza party, Greece’s new government announces that it wants to renegotiate the terms of its agreement with the International Monetary Fund and the European Union. German Chancellor Angela Merkel sticks

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Greeks Livid Over Incendiary Letter In German Newspaper

Following Financial Times in Germany, it’s now turn of Bild in Germany to interfere in such a provocative and radical way in Greek Elections. Providing that the translation below is correct, I can reassure Bild that the Greek people for

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Greeks Livid Over Incendiary Letter In German Newspaper

Following Financial Times in Germany, it’s now turn of Bild in Germany to interfere in such a provocative and radical way in Greek Elections. Providing that the translation below is correct, I can reassure Bild that the Greek people for

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Europe holds breath on eve of Greek election as voters struggle to decide

Which way is Greece going to go? Ahead of Sunday’s election, with politicians railing from the hustings nationwide, the mood has reached fever pitch. “Euro thriller with all eyes on Athens,” proclaimed the mass-selling Ta Nea on Friday, noting: “The entire planet is

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Europe holds breath on eve of Greek election as voters struggle to decide

Which way is Greece going to go? Ahead of Sunday’s election, with politicians railing from the hustings nationwide, the mood has reached fever pitch. “Euro thriller with all eyes on Athens,” proclaimed the mass-selling Ta Nea on Friday, noting: “The entire planet is

Greek Parties Vie for an Uphill Task

Whichever party wins Greece’s national parliamentary election on Sunday will face an uphill task: inheriting a central government nearly out of cash, an economy in free fall and a restive public tired of austerity measures. Greece’s conservative leader Antonis Samaras,

Greek Parties Vie for an Uphill Task

Whichever party wins Greece’s national parliamentary election on Sunday will face an uphill task: inheriting a central government nearly out of cash, an economy in free fall and a restive public tired of austerity measures. Greece’s conservative leader Antonis Samaras,

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Bailout for Banks Figures Into Campaigns in Greece

Greece’s two main party leaders used the Spanish bank-bailout deal Sunday to support their opposing messages to the Greek electorate ahead of next week’s national vote. New Democracy leader Antonis Samaras said the deal showed how important it is for

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Bailout for Banks Figures Into Campaigns in Greece

Greece’s two main party leaders used the Spanish bank-bailout deal Sunday to support their opposing messages to the Greek electorate ahead of next week’s national vote. New Democracy leader Antonis Samaras said the deal showed how important it is for

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Europe treads a thin line on Greece

Two weeks ago, Herman Van Rompuy and Jose Manuel Barroso, the European Union’s top two officials, met for lunch in Van Rompuy’s offices to discuss the deteriorating situation in Greece. Their immediate concern was an uncompromising letter. On May 10,

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Europe treads a thin line on Greece

Two weeks ago, Herman Van Rompuy and Jose Manuel Barroso, the European Union’s top two officials, met for lunch in Van Rompuy’s offices to discuss the deteriorating situation in Greece. Their immediate concern was an uncompromising letter. On May 10,