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Greek Coalition Talks Collapsed After ‘Madhouse’ Fighting

ATHENS – In a scenario that shows just how divided Greece is, political leaders who tried to form a coalition government in the wake...

The Red Scare: The Hammer and Sickle Flying Over Greece

ATHENS - From 1947-57 it was Sen. Joseph “Better Dead than Red,” McCarthy who put the fear of having no God into Americans with...

Pikramenos to Lead Soured Greeks Ahead of June 17 Elections

ATHENS – With the collapse of talks to form a coalition government in the wake of the May 6 stalemated elections that failed to...

SYRIZA Surges in Polls, Sun Setting on Golden Dawn

ATHENS – Greece’s rising political leader of the left, 37-year-old Alexis Tsipras, whose refusal to back a coalition government in favor of more austerity...

German Officials Gang Up on Greece: More Austerity or Else

ATHENS – Just as it appeared Socialist leader Evangelos Venizelos might be able to form a shaky coalition government, another feud broke out between...

Coalition Hopes Fade, New Elections Seem Likely

ATHENS – With Europe and world markets watching anxiously, Greece’s hopes of forming a coalition government were deadlocked in debate over whether to stick...

Tsipras Woos Partners But Says No Bailout Deal

ATHENS – Greece’s new power broker, SYRIZA party leader Alexis Tsipras, is trying to form a coalition government in the wake of the country’s...

Samaras Says He Can’t Form Coalition, SYRIZA’s Turn Is Next

ATHENS – New Democracy head Antonis Samaras, whose party finished first in the May 6 general elections but with less than 19 percent of...

Greek Elections Campaign Reaches Home Stretch With Promises Flying

ATHENS – After a three-week campaign that was mostly conducted in closed-doors members-only rallies and away from a public furious over austerity measures, a...

Golden Dawn, Smaller Parties Will Get Campaign Air Time

ATHENS – Greece’s curious campaign laws, which allow the ruling parties to dominate television coverage regardless of newsworthiness, have been amended by the country’s...

New Democracy, PASOK Duel over Helping Greeks Pay Loans

ATHENS – With international lenders ready to fork over another $172 billion in rescue loans, the pressure is off Greece’s hybrid government for now...

Greek Elections Set for April 29 – Will Anything Change?

ATHENS – The brief reign of interim Prime Minister Lucas Papademos, the former European Central Bank (ECB) Vice-President who has been ruling since former...

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