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Confidence is key in Greece

The Greek capital is witnessing further protests over new austerity measures. Civil servants have taken to the streets at the same time that

The Greek capital is witnessing further protests over new austerity measures. Civil servants have taken to the streets at the same time that

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George Papandreou: The future of Greece

George Papandreou was the leader of the Panhellenic Socialist Movement (Pasok). In 2011 the former prime minister found himself in uncharted waters

George Papandreou was the leader of the Panhellenic Socialist Movement (Pasok). In 2011 the former prime minister found himself in uncharted waters

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Greek leaders strike deal on bailout reforms 

Greece’s coalition party leaders have reached a deal on tough austerity measures to keep the country afloat, the office of Prime Minister Lucas

Greece’s coalition party leaders have reached a deal on tough austerity measures to keep the country afloat, the office of Prime Minister Lucas

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Papademos vows to keep Greece in the euro zone

Lucas Papademos has been named as Greece’s new prime minister. The man, who as central bank governor took Athens into the euro over a decade ago

Lucas Papademos has been named as Greece’s new prime minister. The man, who as central bank governor took Athens into the euro over a decade ago

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Papademos chosen as new Greece PM

An agreement has been finally been reached and Lucas Papademos is the next prime minister of Greece. Speaking to waiting reporters, the head of

An agreement has been finally been reached and Lucas Papademos is the next prime minister of Greece. Speaking to waiting reporters, the head of

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Greece still waits for new PM as Papandreou says goodbye

After his meeting with the president, Greek prime minister George Papandreou made a passionate speech about the need for a national unity government

After his meeting with the president, Greek prime minister George Papandreou made a passionate speech about the need for a national unity government

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Papandreou gives parting speech, but still no new PM

After his meeting with the president, Greek prime minister George Papandreou made a passionate speech about the need for a national unity government

After his meeting with the president, Greek prime minister George Papandreou made a passionate speech about the need for a national unity government

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Greece continues to wait for new government and PM

As the political wrangling to form a coalition government and choose a prime minister continues in Greece, the days of indecision have divided the

As the political wrangling to form a coalition government and choose a prime minister continues in Greece, the days of indecision have divided the

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Divisions open up in Greek unity talks

It has been another long night in Athens. Divisions amongst Greek politicians are delaying the creation of a unity coalition despite pressure from

It has been another long night in Athens. Divisions amongst Greek politicians are delaying the creation of a unity coalition despite pressure from

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Papademos "named" as new Greek PM

There is no word officially but multiple sources are saying Lucas Papademos – former deputy head of the European Central Bank and the man who oversaw

There is no word officially but multiple sources are saying Lucas Papademos – former deputy head of the European Central Bank and the man who oversaw

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Greece to have new PM 'tonight'

Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou has bid goodbye to his cabinet colleagues and says the name of his successor should be known by Tuesday

Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou has bid goodbye to his cabinet colleagues and says the name of his successor should be known by Tuesday

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Greek wait for new leader continues

It is another day of waiting in Greece. A country on the verge of bankruptcy, a state without a leader. The daily newspaper, Ta Nea wrote, “Time is

It is another day of waiting in Greece. A country on the verge of bankruptcy, a state without a leader. The daily newspaper, Ta Nea wrote, “Time is

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Greece kept waiting for new PM

Efforts to form a unity government to steer Greece out of its financial quagmire are taking longer than expected. It is being reported a new prime

Efforts to form a unity government to steer Greece out of its financial quagmire are taking longer than expected. It is being reported a new prime

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Betting open on new Greek PM

Greeks are still waiting to find out who will lead a national unity government.   The front-runner is the former deputy head of the European Central

Greeks are still waiting to find out who will lead a national unity government.   The front-runner is the former deputy head of the European Central

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Greeks await the name of a new leader

In Greece it is another day of waiting and of talking. It is also deadline day. European finance ministers meeting in Brussels today are insisting

In Greece it is another day of waiting and of talking. It is also deadline day. European finance ministers meeting in Brussels today are insisting

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Papandreou steps aside for unity government

Greek premier George Papandreou is to step down as part of a deal to form a unity government. His expected departure broke a deadlock in talks after

Greek premier George Papandreou is to step down as part of a deal to form a unity government. His expected departure broke a deadlock in talks after

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Breakthrough in Greek political deadlock

The Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou and the opposition leader Antonis Samaras have agreed on a new coalition government in principle.   Who

The Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou and the opposition leader Antonis Samaras have agreed on a new coalition government in principle.   Who

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Final act of Greek tragedy?

Greek political chiefs are said to be close to a deal to break an impasse that has paralysed efforts to help the country avoid bankruptcy. Despite

Greek political chiefs are said to be close to a deal to break an impasse that has paralysed efforts to help the country avoid bankruptcy. Despite

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Political uncertainty persists in Greece

Political deadlock remains in Greece, with the main opposition leader refusing to take part in a government of national unity proposed by the Prime

Political deadlock remains in Greece, with the main opposition leader refusing to take part in a government of national unity proposed by the Prime

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Greek PM seeks coalition but faces calls to resign

The Greek Prime Minister has begun his attempt to form a broad coalition government after winning a crucial confidence vote in parliament.   George

The Greek Prime Minister has begun his attempt to form a broad coalition government after winning a crucial confidence vote in parliament.   George

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Greek PM wins confidence vote but may step down

Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou won a crucial confidence vote on Friday night, taking just over half of the votes. In his speech to

Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou won a crucial confidence vote on Friday night, taking just over half of the votes. In his speech to

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Greek Finance Minister could take the helm

Should George Papandreou step down, the man widely tipped to take over the role as Greek PM, at least temporarily, would be the Finance Minister

Should George Papandreou step down, the man widely tipped to take over the role as Greek PM, at least temporarily, would be the Finance Minister

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Papandreou victory in Greece confidence vote

Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou has won a crucial parliamentary confidence vote. His PASOK party only had a slim majority – 152 of the 300

Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou has won a crucial parliamentary confidence vote. His PASOK party only had a slim majority – 152 of the 300

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Referendum dead as Greece PM faces crucial vote

Will some clarity emerge from the chaos in Greece? At the end of a week that has yo-yoed between tragedy and farce, parliament will stage a crucial

Will some clarity emerge from the chaos in Greece? At the end of a week that has yo-yoed between tragedy and farce, parliament will stage a crucial

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Crucial vote for Greece and Europe

Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou faces a knife-edge vote of confidence today. It comes after his announcement to hold a referendum on the

Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou faces a knife-edge vote of confidence today. It comes after his announcement to hold a referendum on the

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Greek politicians urged to unite over debt crisis

Unhappy with the Prime Minister’s refusal to stand down, protesters were out on the streets of Athens on Thursday evening after a rollercoaster day

Unhappy with the Prime Minister’s refusal to stand down, protesters were out on the streets of Athens on Thursday evening after a rollercoaster day

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Papandreou could drop Greek bailout referendum

George Papandreou says he will scrap a referendum on Greece’s latest bailout deal, if the conservative opposition agrees to back the plan in

George Papandreou says he will scrap a referendum on Greece’s latest bailout deal, if the conservative opposition agrees to back the plan in

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Greece crisis scenarios

While George Papandreou’s gamble to hold a referendum on the country’s EU bailout deal seems to have spectacularly backfired, the final outcome is

While George Papandreou’s gamble to hold a referendum on the country’s EU bailout deal seems to have spectacularly backfired, the final outcome is

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Greek government teeters on brink of collapse

Greece has enough cash to last until mid-December, a government source says. But will George Papandreou still be in power then, or even by the end

Greece has enough cash to last until mid-December, a government source says. But will George Papandreou still be in power then, or even by the end