| May 13, 2012
| 4:59 AM
Efforts by Greek President Karolos Papoulias to broker a coalition government appeared Sunday to have ended without a breakthrough, increasing the possibility of new elections. Leaders of the three biggest parties left talks with Papoulias on Sunday...
| May 16, 2012
| 10:00 AM
Greek officials were busy today cobbling together an emergency plan after talks to form a coalition government disintegrated Tuesday. In the meantime, Greeks have withdrawn $900 million from local banks.
So said President Karolos Papoulias, according...
| Jun 20, 2012
| 8:32 AM
ATHENS, Greece -- New Democracy leader Antonis Samaras was sworn in Wednesday as Greece's new prime minister, following months of political uncertainty for the debt-stricken country.
He was inaugurated at the presidential mansion after meeting with...
| Nov 6, 2011
| 4:37 PM
Greece’s ruling Socialists and opposition conservatives agreed to form a unity government Sunday after a week of political turmoil that threatened to push the country into bankruptcy and out of Europe’s single currency. Embattled Greek Prime...
| Nov 6, 2011
| 2:38 PM
ATHENS, Greece -- Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou will step down as his government's leader, the country's president announced Sunday night -- agreeing to do so on the condition that the controversial 130 billion euro bailout deal is approved.
| Nov 5, 2011
| 3:48 AM
Embattled Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou on Saturday launched efforts to form a four-month coalition government, aiming to secure continued rescue funds for the near-bankrupt eurozone country.
Papandreou met President Karolos Papoulias, hours...
| Mar 29, 2009
After years of instability, Lebanon is getting its groove back.
Although the U.S. State Department maintains a travel warning, which advises Americans to avoid Lebanon because of safety and security concerns, a political agreement last year...