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Conservatives Win Greek Elections, Try to Form Coalition

Posted June 18th, 2012 at 3:40 am (UTC-5)
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European leaders say they are hopeful Greece will be able to “quickly” form a government after pro-bailout parties 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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Greece Conservatives Win Parliamentary Elections

Posted June 17th, 2012 at 7:35 pm (UTC-5)
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Greece’s pro-bailout parties won a slim parliamentary majority in Sunday’s elections, after an inconclusive general election in May failed to produce a government. The radical leftists who had vied for first place conceded defeat, after official estimates showed the conservative New Democracy party winning 29.5 percent of the vote, the radical leftist Syriza party receiving […]

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Greece Conservatives Win Parliamentary Elections

Posted June 17th, 2012 at 5:15 pm (UTC-5)
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Greece’s pro-bailout parties were on course to secure a slim parliamentary majority in Sunday’s elections, after an inconclusive general election in May failed to produce a government. The radical leftists who had vied for first place conceded defeat, after official estimates showed the conservative New Democracy party winning 29.5 percent of the vote, the radical […]

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French Socialists Win Majority in Parliamentary Vote

Posted June 17th, 2012 at 4:20 pm (UTC-5)
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French President Francois Hollande’s Socialist Party has taken a solid majority in Sunday’s runoff parliamentary elections. Partial polling results show the Socialists’ bloc taking up to 320 seats in the 577-member National Assembly, well above the 289 needed for a majority. The conservative UMP party of former president Nicolas Sarkozy was expected to win at […]

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Greece Conservatives Win Parliamentary Vote

Posted June 17th, 2012 at 2:45 pm (UTC-5)
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Greece’s conservative New Democracy party is projected to win the country’s parliamentary elections. Official estimates show New Democracy winning 29.5 percent of the vote, with the leftist Syriza party receiving 27.1 percent. Both have promised to renegotiate the harsh austerity conditions of Greece’s bailout by the European Union and International Monetary Fund. But, Antonis Samaras, […]

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French Socialists Projected to Win Parliamentary Election

Posted June 17th, 2012 at 2:30 pm (UTC-5)
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French President Francois Hollande’s Socialist Party has taken a solid majority in Sunday’s runoff parliamentary elections. Early polling results show the Socialists’ bloc taking up to 320 seats in the 577-member National Assembly, well above the 289 needed for a majority. The conservative UMP party of former president Nicolas Sarkozy was expected to win at […]

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Greece Conservatives, Leftists in Tight Race

Posted June 17th, 2012 at 2:10 pm (UTC-5)
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Exit polls show Greece’s Conservative New Democracy party taking a small lead in the country’s parliamentary elections which could decide the future of the debt-laden country in the 17-nation eurozone. Polls show New Democracy taking between 28.6 and 30 percent of the vote, with the the leftist Syriza party trailing closely behind with 27.5 and […]

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Voting Under Way in French Parliamentary Election

Posted June 17th, 2012 at 10:35 am (UTC-5)
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Voting is under way in France, in a second round of parliamentary elections in which President Francois Hollande’s Socialists are expected to win a solid majority in the 577-member National Assembly. Opinion polls and seat projections from last Sunday’s first-round vote suggest the Socialist block could achieve at least 287 seats in the lower house […]

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Voting Under Way in Greek Election

Posted June 17th, 2012 at 9:00 am (UTC-5)
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Polls are open in Greece for an election that could decide the future of the debt-laden country in the 17-nation eurozone. The main contenders – the New Democracy conservatives and the Syriza leftist radicals – have pledged to form a government that will renegotiate the harsh austerity conditions of Greece’s bailout by the European Union […]

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Voting Under Way in Greek Election

Posted June 17th, 2012 at 6:55 am (UTC-5)
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Polls are open in Greece for an election that could decide the future of the debt-laden country in the 17-nation eurozone. The main contenders – the New Democracy conservatives and the Syriza leftist radicals – have pledged to form a government that will renegotiate the harsh austerity conditions of Greece’s bailout by the European Union […]

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