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Greece Elections 2012

G7: In 'All Our Interests For Greece To Stay In Eurozone

Reuters | Posted 08.17.2012 | Business

WASHINGTON, June 17 (Reuters) - The Group of Seven industrialized economies said it was in "all our interests" for Greece to remain in the euro zone...

Fresh Off Greek Vote, Euro Reaches One-Month High

Reuters | Posted 08.17.2012 | Business

* Euro makes gains on dollar and yen on vote relief * Greek results suggest pro-euro parties holding slim majority * Ri...

White House Hopes Greece Elections Will Lead To 'Timely Progress'

Reuters | Posted 08.17.2012 | World

CHICAGO, June 17 (Reuters) - The White House said on Sunday it hoped the Greek election outcome would lead to swift formation of a new government th...

Greece Elections Could Rock Euro To Its Core

Reuters | Posted 08.16.2012 | Business

* Upstart leftist and establishment heir neck-and-neck * Election amounts to referendum on punishing bailout * Anti-bail...

Greece Elections Pose A Crucial Dilemma

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 06.15.2012 | World

-- Greeks will have to wrestle with a crucial dilemma when they go to the polls for the second time in as many months on June 17 to elect a new gover...

Who's Who? Greek Political Parties Explained

Posted 06.15.2012 | World

The first round of elections on May 6 and the subsequent failure to form a coalition government threw Greece into political turmoil. This Sunday, June...

Greece Gets Temporary PM

AP | ELENA BECATOROS and NICHOLAS PAPHITIS | Posted 07.16.2012 | World

ATHENS, Greece -- A senior judge has been sworn in to head Greece's caretaker government for a month as the debt-crippled country lurches through a po...

Greece Sets Date For Crucial Elections

AP | NICHOLAS PAPHITIS | Posted 07.16.2012 | World

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A senior judge was sworn in Wednesday to head Greece's caretaker government for a month as the debt-crippled country lurches t...

Greece Election Results 2012: Crisis, Confusion, Protest

Elena Panaritis | Posted 07.11.2012 | World
Elena Panaritis

The results are a death blow to the country's decades-long two-party system, leaving both Pasok and New Democracy in a lurch. But this should not come as a surprise considering the widespread popular discontent largely due to how the Greek crisis and how has been handled.

Despite Elections, Austerity May Still Rule In Europe

AP | RAF CASERT | Posted 07.08.2012 | Business

BRUSSELS — Germany and the European Commission on Tuesday called on EU nations to stick to their agreed budget cuts despite mounting voter disco...

Greek Election Results Raise Chances Of Greek Exit

AP | ELENA BECATOROS | Posted 07.07.2012 | World

ATHENS, Greece — Greece sank deeper into a political and financial morass on Monday as initial efforts to form a new coalition government failed...

Greece's Message

Daniel Wagner | Posted 05.07.2012 | World
Daniel Wagner

Yesterday's vote is a message that young Greeks are tired of a future without promise, and for older Greeks, a message that the medicine they are being given hasn't worked to turn their situation around.

Greek Elections: Extreme Right Leader Warns Greek 'Traitors'

AP | NEBI QENA | Posted 05.06.2012 | World

ATHENS, Greece -- The leader of an extreme-right, anti-immigrant party on course for shock success in Greece's general elections Sunday lashed out at ...

Calls For Change In Greece

AP | ELENA BECATOROS and DEREK GATOPOULOS | Posted 07.06.2012 | World

ATHENS, Greece — Furious Greeks punished the two parties that have dominated politics for decades in the crisis-battered country Sunday, leaving...

Greek Elections, a Trap!

Elena Panaritis | Posted 07.04.2012 | World
Elena Panaritis

When Greeks go to the polls on Sunday, they will be reeling from one of the worst economic crisis in history that has cost them their jobs, pensions and is now denying them the power to plan for their future. So what is the way out?