| May 10, 2012
| 4:39 PM
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....
| May 8, 2012
| 4:38 PM
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...
| 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
| 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.
| 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...
| 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...