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  • Greek leftists flirt with bailing on the bailout, no immediate takers

     
    Leftist politicians changed the conversation in Greece Tuesday from what further sacrifices the heavily indebted Balkan nation needs to make to stay in the Eurozone to bailing on the common currency and reneging on promises to make deeper spending cuts...
  • Romanian government is latest victim of EU austerity

     
    Romania's government fell after a no-confidence vote and the leadership of the Czech Republic narrowly survived a similar challenge Friday in the latest challenges to European efforts to heal the Continent's debt crisis with tough spending cuts and higher...
  • Clashes in Lebanese city of Tripoli leave four dead

     
    Violent clashes apparently linked to the conflict in neighboring Syria broke out overnight in the Lebanese city of Tripoli, leaving at least four people dead, including a soldier, resident said Sunday....
  • Greece conservatives win as voters favor protest parties

     
    Greek conservatives won at the polls in a national election but fell far short of enough seats to take power, deadlocking parliament and deepening unease over the country’s economic future and its continued membership in the Eurozone....
  • Greek Socialist leader says coalition talks making headway

     
    The four-day struggle of Greek politicians to stitch together a coalition government gained sudden momentum Thursday as concerned creditors began to reduce the flow of rescue loans that keep this cash-strapped country afloat....
  • A third Greek leader tries to put together a government

     
    Socialist leader Evangelos Venizelos takes his turn Thursday in trying to form a government in Greece after two other bids before him failed. Failure by Venizelos would mean that another election is likely....
  • Greece in last-ditch effort to form a government

     
    Greece's president began a last-ditch effort Sunday to broker a deal for a coalition government after last week's inconclusive elections. The financially ailing nation is without a government at a time when it most needs one....
  • Lightning strikes French leader Hollande's plane on way to Berlin

     
    There's a metaphor in here somewhere: As spanking-new French President François Hollande headed to Germany on Tuesday for a possibly contentious meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel to discuss how to save the eurozone, his plane was struck by...
  • Left-wing Greek leader gives up on forming a government

     
    Greece's Alexis Tsipras of the leftist Syriza party gave up Wednesday on forming a government. Tsipras had pledged to tear up the country's bailout agreements with its international creditors....
  • Greek politicians still struggling to form government

     
    Greeks politicians struggled Wednesday to find common ground to form a new government after Sunday's election. The radical left leader, Alex Tsipras, has been meeting with other party chiefs to try to come to an agreement on a government....
  • Palestinian Authority premier Salam Fayyad gives up finance post

     
    Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Salam Fayyad kept the top job in a cabinet shakeup Wednesday but relinquished his duties as finance minister, a position that earned him praise abroad and criticism at home....