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New Greek government offers no austerity relief

Last Updated: Saturday, November 12, 2011, 18:54

Greece's new cabinet may last a month or two longer than planned, a senior government official said on Saturday.

Papademos is new Greek PM

Last Updated: Thursday, November 10, 2011, 13:33

Senior banker Lucas Papademos will replace outgoing Prime Minister George Papandreou.

Greek coalition deal collapses, new meeting set for today

Last Updated: Thursday, November 10, 2011, 08:50

A deal on forming a Greek national unity government collapsed as the country headed toward an economic abyss and revived early Thursday the chances of former European Central Bank vice president Lucas Papademos heading the coalition.

Greek crisis: Parties agree on house speaker as new PM

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 09, 2011, 21:59

Greek party leaders have agreed on house speaker Filippos Petsalnikos to head the country's new coalition government, barring any last-minute changes.

Greek parties agree on speaker as new PM, barring snags

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 09, 2011, 09:27

Papandreou said he was stepping down and declared that Greece had avoided bankruptcy.

Greek crisis: Leaders set to pick new PM

Last Updated: Monday, November 07, 2011, 18:13

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.

Greece seals sketchy coalition deal under EU pressure

Last Updated: Monday, November 07, 2011, 08:52

Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou sealed a deal with the opposition on a crisis coalition to approve an international bailout, but details remain thin despite an EU ultimatum for Athens to get serious about tackling its huge problems.

Greek leaders to pick PM of new government

Last Updated: Monday, November 07, 2011, 08:48

Greece`s embattled PM and main opposition leader have agreed to form an interim government.

Greek President to host talks with PM, opposition

Last Updated: Sunday, November 06, 2011, 23:44

Greece Premier George Papandreou survived a confidence vote in his government on Saturday.

Europe turns up heat on Greeks to seal unity coalition

Last Updated: Sunday, November 06, 2011, 22:01

The European Union turned up the heat on bickering Greek politicians on Sunday to agree a crisis coalition, demanding progress toward backing an international bailout deal in the next 24 hours.

Hopes rise for breakthrough in Greek political drama

Last Updated: Sunday, November 06, 2011, 18:41

A breakthrough in Greece's damaging political stalemate seemed increasingly likely today as the opposition leader said a deal on a unity government was possible if Prime Minister George Papandreou resigns.

Greece must give 'message of stability': Opposition leader

Last Updated: Sunday, November 06, 2011, 18:26

The leader of Greece's main opposition party said on Sunday that the crisis-wracked country must offer a "message of stability" to the rest of the world, as politicians battle to form a unity government.