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Greek government on brink of collapse

The Greek government teetered on the brink of collapse on Thursday over plans for a referendum on a euro zone bailout, with ruling party defections casting grave doubt on whether Prime Minister George

Greece risks meltdown after bailout vote bombshell


The Greek government faced possible collapse on Tuesday as ruling party lawmakers demanded Prime Minister George Papandreou resign for throwing the nation's euro membership into jeopardy with a shock

Greek cabinet backs debt crisis referendum


Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou secured the unanimous backing of his cabinet for a referendum on the eurozone debt rescue plan, government spokesman Elias Mossialos said on early Wednesday.


Violent protesters attack peaceful ones in Athens

Violent protesters attacked peaceful ones with petrol bombs and stones on Thursday in Athens, as tens of thousands rallied outside parliament ahead of a vote on despised new austerity measures demande

Violence mars huge austerity demonstrations in Greece


Violence marred huge demonstrations in Greece on Wednesday as unions launched a two-day general strike ahead of a vote on a new bill tightening the financial screws in a bid to stave off bankruptcy.

Zorba director dies at 89

Greek-cypriot film director Michael Cacoyannis, best known for the hit film Zorba the Greek, died in Athens on Monday aged 89, his cultural foundation said.

Greek parliament approves austerity law with 155 votes


Greece's parliament approved a five-year austerity plan on Wednesday with 155 votes in favour and 138 votes against, suggesting Prime Minister George Papandreou was on track to win backing for a secon

Greek PM George Papandreou survives confidence vote in parliament


The Greek prime minister survived a crucial confidence vote early Wednesday, keeping alive a government dedicated to averting a debt default that could spark a financial maelstrom around the world.


Greek PM replaces finance minister in reshuffle


Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou replaced his finance minister on Friday in a broad Cabinet reshuffle to counter widespread anger over tough new austerity measures essential to prevent Greece from a disastrous default.

Moody's downgrades Greece again


Credit rating agency Moody's downgraded Greece's bond ratings deeper into junk status Wednesday, a further blow to the struggling country which has been wrapping up negotiations for a vital fifth inst

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