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Greek Opposition Chief: PM Must Resign Before Coalition Deal

Posted November 6th, 2011 at 10:55 am (UTC-5)
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Greek conservative opposition leader Antonis Samaras says the country’s socialist prime minister must resign before the two sides can agree on a new coalition government that would secure continued bailout funds and avert a national bankruptcy. Samaras said Sunday “everything will follow its course” if Prime Minister George Papandreou resigns. The New Democracy party leader […]

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Greek PM: Talks to Begin Soon on Coalition Government

Posted November 5th, 2011 at 1:10 pm (UTC-5)
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Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou says talks will soon begin on forming a new coalition government that will secure continued bailout funds. Mr. Papandreou made his remarks hours after surviving a no-confidence vote in parliament. But Greek opposition leader Antonis Samaras responded by repeating his call for immediate elections and for Mr. Papandreou to resign. […]

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Greek PM: Talks to Begin Soon on Coalition Government

Posted November 5th, 2011 at 11:10 am (UTC-5)
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Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou says talks will soon begin on forming a new coalition government that will secure continued bailout funds. Mr. Papandreou made his remarks following a meeting Saturday with Greek President Carolos Papoulias, and hours after surviving a no-confidence vote in parliament. The prime minister won the vote after saying he was […]

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Greek PM: Talks to Begin Soon on Coalition Government

Posted November 5th, 2011 at 9:05 am (UTC-5)
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Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou says talks will soon begin on forming a new coalition government that will secure continued bailout funds. Mr. Papandreou made his remarks following a meeting Saturday with Greek President Carolos Papoulias, and hours after surviving a no-confidence vote in parliament. The prime minister won the vote after saying he was […]

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Greek Leaders in Talks to Form Coalition Government

Posted November 5th, 2011 at 7:00 am (UTC-5)
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Just hours after surviving a no-confidence vote in parliament, Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou opened talks Saturday with President Carolos Papoulias on forming a coalition government to secure continued bailout funds. Mr. Papandreou won the vote after saying he was willing to discuss a power-sharing government to approve a bailout deal vital for saving the […]

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Greek PM Survives Confidence Vote

Posted November 4th, 2011 at 8:15 pm (UTC-5)
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Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou survived a confidence vote in parliament late Friday, avoiding early elections that would have further destabilized the eurozone. A total of 153 deputies approved the motion, while 145 voted against in the 300-seat assembly. In a speech ahead of the vote, Mr. Papandreou called for a new coalition government to […]

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Greek PM Survives Confidence Vote

Posted November 4th, 2011 at 7:45 pm (UTC-5)
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Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou survived a confidence vote in parliament late Friday, avoiding early elections which would have further destabilized the eurozone. In a speech ahead of the vote, Mr. Papandreou called for a new coalition government to approve a bailout deal vital for saving the country from bankruptcy and stabilizing the eurozone. He […]

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Greek PM Survives Confidence Vote

Posted November 4th, 2011 at 7:35 pm (UTC-5)
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Greek Prime Minister survived confidence vote in parliament late Friday, avoiding early elections which would have further destabilized the eurozone. In a speech ahead of the vote, Mr. Papandreou called for a new coalition government to approve a bailout deal vital for saving the country from bankruptcy and stabilizing the eurozone. He told parliament that […]

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Greek PM Urges Parliament to Support Bailout Agreement

Posted November 4th, 2011 at 5:55 pm (UTC-5)
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Greece’s embattled prime minister told parliament Friday that his nation’s financial bailout is an opportunity for Greece which must not be wasted. George Papandreou is addressing the parliament before facing a crucial confidence vote. The session was scheduled for late Friday evening after world financial markets sensitive to the outcome closed for the weekend. Mr. […]

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Greek PM Faces Confidence Vote Amid Calls for Resignation

Posted November 4th, 2011 at 12:45 pm (UTC-5)
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Greece’s ruling Socialists are confronting their prime minister ahead of a parliamentary vote of confidence scheduled for Friday that may determine if a European bailout package for the cash-strapped country goes through. Some members of the party are saying they will support Prime Minister George Papandreou only if he pledges to resign and begins talks […]

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