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Greek Radical Left Leader Refusing Coalition Talks

Posted May 13th, 2012 at 8:00 pm (UTC-5)
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The leader of a group of Greek far-left parties, which finished second in last week’s parliamentary elections, is refusing to take part in more talks to form a coalition government. Alexis Tsipras said Sunday he will not become what he calls an accomplice in a crime against Greek society. He said those who govern Greece […]

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Greece’s President Tries to Broker Coalition Government

Posted May 13th, 2012 at 3:25 pm (UTC-5)
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Greece’s president has so far failed in his last-ditch effort to broker a new coalition government for the debt-stricken nation. President Karolos Papoulias held talks Sunday with the heads of the top three political parties – the conservative New Democracy party, the radically liberal Syriza party and the socialist PASOK party. He was also meeting […]

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Greece’s President Tries to Broker Coalition Government

Posted May 13th, 2012 at 12:45 pm (UTC-5)
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Greece’s president has so far failed in his last-ditch effort to form a new coalition government for the debt-stricken nation. President Karolos Papoulias held talks Sunday with the heads of the top three political parties — the conservative New Democracy party, the radically liberal Syriza party and the socialist PASOK party. He was also meeting […]

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Greece’s President Tries to Broker Coalition Government

Posted May 13th, 2012 at 8:00 am (UTC-5)
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Greece’s president has met with the top three political parties in a last-ditch effort to form a new coalition government. President Karolos Papoulias held talks Sunday with the heads of the conservative New Democracy party, the radically liberal Syriza party and the socialist PASOK party. He will meet later with heads of smaller parties that […]

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Greece’s President Tries to Broker Coalition Government

Posted May 13th, 2012 at 6:55 am (UTC-5)
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Greece’s president is meeting with the top three political parties in a last-ditch effort to form a new coalition government. Greek President Karolos Papoulias is holding talks Sunday with the heads of the conservative New Democracy party, the radically liberal Syriza party and the socialist PASOK party. He will meet later with heads of smaller […]

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Greek President to Try to Form Government

Posted May 12th, 2012 at 9:25 am (UTC-5)
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Greece’s president has summoned leaders of the country’s fractious political parties to a Sunday meeting in a last-ditch effort to form a new coalition government. Greek President Karolos Papoulias said Saturday he would meet with conservative leader Antonis Samaras, radical left chief Alexis Tsipras and socialist leader Evangelos Venizelos after all three failed to gather […]

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Greek Political Leaders Fail to Form Government

Posted May 12th, 2012 at 2:15 am (UTC-5)
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Greek Socialist leader Evangelos Venizelos is expected to turn over the responsibility of forming a unity government to the president of Greece on Saturday after failing to resolve a political gridlock and avert the need for new elections. On Friday, Venizelos announced the Radical Left Coalition, or Syriza, refused to join the Socialists and conservatives […]

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Greek Political Leaders Fail to Form Government

Posted May 11th, 2012 at 5:15 pm (UTC-5)
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Greek political leaders have failed to form a coalition which would resolve a political impasse and avert the need for new elections. Socialist leader Evangelos Venizelos made the announcement Friday after the Radical Left Coalition, or Syriza, refused to join the Socialists and conservatives due to a disagreement on the country’s economic austerity program. The […]

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Greek Conservative Leader: Still Hope of Forming Unity Government

Posted May 11th, 2012 at 6:45 am (UTC-5)
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Leaders of the Greek Socialist party and Conservative party met in Athens Friday to make a last ditch effort at reaching an accord on a coalition government. Socialist leader Evangelos Venizelos and Conservative party leader Antionis Samaras know that failure to reach an agreement may jeopardize the country’s eurozone membership. Following the meeting, Samaras did […]

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Greek Political Leaders Make Last Ditch Effort to Form Unity Government

Posted May 11th, 2012 at 5:45 am (UTC-5)
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Leaders of the Greek Socialist party and Conservative party met in Athens Friday to make a last ditch effort at reaching an accord on a coalition government, but no immediate comments followed the talks. Socialist leader Evangelos Venizelos and Conservative party leader Antionis Samarra know that failure to reach an agreement may jeopardize the country’s […]

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