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Morsi Wins Egypt’s Presidential Election

Posted June 24th, 2012 at 10:35 am (UTC-5)
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Muslim Brotherhood candidate Mohamed Morsi has been declared the winner of Egypt’s presidential run-off. A huge cheer went up from Tahrir square where supporters of Mr. Morsi gathered. Mr. Morsi defeated former Mubarak-era prime minister Ahmed Shafiq.

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Samaras To Be Sworn in as Greek Prime Minister

Posted June 20th, 2012 at 10:25 am (UTC-5)
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Conservative Antonis Samaras has been sworn in as Greece’s new prime minister, leading a newly formed coalition government that intends to renegotiate the terms of an international bailout package. Three political parties — Mr. Samaras’s New Democracy, the Democratic Left, and the socialist PASOK — arrived at an agreement on a coalition government earlier Wednesday […]

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Samaras To Be Sworn in as Greek Prime Minister

Posted June 20th, 2012 at 8:55 am (UTC-5)
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Greek officials say conservative New Democracy leader Antonis Samaras will be sworn in as prime minister shortly. The three political parties – New Democracy, Democratic Left, and PASOK – said Wednesday they have agreed on the formation of a coalition government, after two-and-a-half days of talks. Socialist party leader Evangelos Venizelos told reporters more details […]

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Democratic Left to Back Greek Coalition

Posted June 20th, 2012 at 6:30 am (UTC-5)
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The head of Greece’s small Democratic Left party says it will support a coalition government led by the conservative New Democracy party, which won the most seats in Sunday’s parliamentary elections. Fotis Kouvelis said Wednesday he expects the announcement of a final agreement later in the day. The coalition will likely also include the PASOK […]

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Greek Party Leaders Hopeful as Coalition Talks Continue

Posted June 19th, 2012 at 5:40 am (UTC-5)
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Greek party leaders are holding a second day of talks aimed at forming a coalition government. The country’s president has given the head of the conservative New Democracy party, Antonis Samaras, until Wednesday to form an alliance, after his party won the most seats in Sunday’s parliament elections. Samaras met Monday with PASOK leader Evangelos […]

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Greek Conservatives Expect New Government by Tuesday

Posted June 18th, 2012 at 7:45 pm (UTC-5)
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Greek conservative leaders say they expect to form a new coalition government with the Socialists Tuesday. Socialist leader Evangelos Venizelos, whose PASOK party finished third in Sunday’s parliamentary elections, says talks with the conservatives must be wrapped up by the end of the day. Greece’s president gave conservative chief Antonis Samaras three days to form […]

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Greek Conservative Leader Gets Three Days to Form Government

Posted June 18th, 2012 at 3:30 pm (UTC-5)
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Greek conservative leader Antonis Samaras has three days to form a coalition government, after his pro-bailout party won the most seats in Sunday’s parliamentary elections. The New Democracy party won 129 of the 300 seats in parliament, including the 50-seat bonus given to the party with the most votes. The radical leftist and anti-bailout Syriza […]

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Conservative Leader Gets Three Days to Form Greek Coalition Government

Posted June 18th, 2012 at 2:15 pm (UTC-5)
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Greek conservative leader Antonis Samaras will have three days to form a coalition government, after his pro-bailout party won the most seats in Sunday’s parliamentary elections. The conservative New Democracy party won 30 percent of the vote to take 129 of the 300 seats in parliament, including the 50-seat bonus given to the party with […]

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Conservative Leader Gets Three Days to Form Greek Coalition Government

Posted June 18th, 2012 at 1:50 pm (UTC-5)
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Greek conservative leader Antonis Samaras will have three days to form a coalition government, after his pro-bailout party won the most seats in Sunday’s parliamentary elections. The conservative New Democracy party won 30 percent of the vote to take 129 of the 300 seats in parliament, including the 50-seat bonus given to the party with […]

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Conservative Leader Gets 3 Days to Form Greek Coalition

Posted June 18th, 2012 at 6:55 am (UTC-5)
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Greek conservative leader Antonis Samaras will have three days to form a coalition government, after his pro-bailout party won the most seats in Sunday’s parliamentary elections. Samaras met Monday with Greek President Carolos Papoulias, who gave him a mandate to pursue coalition talks. The conservative New Democracy party won 30 percent of the vote to […]

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