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Champions League: Olympiakos beat Arsenal but fail to qualify


Olympiakos beat Group F winners Arsenal 3-1 here on Tuesday but failed to qualify for the last 16 of the Champions League following Marseille's victory over Dortmund.

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Greek police tear gas austerity protest


Riot police in Athens fired tear gas against masked youths during a march on Thursday by tens of thousands of Greeks protesting austerity measures demanded by the new unity government.

Police said 27

Greek parties agree on house speaker Filippos Petsalnikos as new PM: Sources

Greek party leaders have agreed on house speaker Filippos Petsalnikos to head the country's new coalition government, barring any last-minute changes, sources from the two major parties said on Wednes

Agreement clinched on new Greek PM: State TV

Greece's main two political parties have agreed on an interim prime minister to take the crisis-hit country out of deadlock and avert a looming bankruptcy, state television NET said on Monday.

The ne

Greeks reach deal on govt, P.M. will quit

Greek political leaders were set to choose who will lead a new coalition on Monday and push through a bailout before the country runs out of money in mid-December, with local media tipping former ECB deputy head Lucas Papademos for the job.

Greek PM steps down for unity government

Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou on Sunday agreed to step down and political leaders will meet tomorrow to form a new unity government to end the political crisis, the president's office said.

EU bailout plan must be ratified by year end: Athens


Greece must ratify an EU bailout package designed to haul the near-bankrupt country out of its debt crisis by the end of the year, a Greek government spokesman said on Saturday.

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Greek PM survives crucial confidence vote


Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou won a nail-biting confidence vote in parliament early Saturday after vowing to form a government of national unity in the crisis-hit country.

Papandreou carried

Greek PM wins confidence vote, pledges transition

Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou survived a confidence vote early on Saturday, calming a vicious revolt in his Socialist party with an emotional pledge to step aside if necessary and seek a cros

Euro zone contemplates future without Greece


European leaders were preparing on Thursday for the possibility of Greece leaving the euro zone to preserve the 12-year-old single currency.

French President Nicolas Sarkozy and German Chancellor Ang

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