Papademos is new Greek PM

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

Greek parties agree on speaker as new PM, barring snags

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

Greek leaders to pick PM of new government

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

Greek President to host talks with PM, opposition

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

Hopes rise for breakthrough in Greek political drama

Greek opposition has called for snap polls, whereas Papandreou has said this would be a "catastrophe."

Greek Premier struggles to end political deadlock

Greece`s Prime Minister struggled on Saturday to form a temporary coalition government in the near-bankrupt country.

Greek PM faces knife-edge survival vote

Greek PM`s plan for a referendum on a bailout - supposed to save both Greece, the eurozone from disaster - backfired disastrously.

Greek PM scraps referendum on Greek debt plan

George Papandreou warned an early election was too dangerous as it would force Greece into leaving the euro currency.

`Greek PM is history`

Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou has already summoned a cabinet meeting at noon.

Revolt against Greek PM over call for referendum

Greek govt faced possible collapse as ruling party lawmakers demanded PM George Papandreou resign for a call for a referendum.

Greek referendum threatens new euro zone crisis

Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou risks a new euro zone crisis with his shock announcement that he will put the bailout deal struck last week to try to contain the bloc`s debt mountain to a referendum of voters.

PM Papandreou rules out early Greek election

Initial official estimates put Greek PM`s party ahead in 7 out of 13 regions.

Greek PM rules out any restructuring of national debt

Greek PM George Papandreou ruled out any restructuring of the country`s huge national debt.

Man throws shoe at Greek PM

A man threw the shoe in protest at government fiscal and labour reforms.

Greek PM calls for end to cronyism

The worst of Greece`s financial crisis is over but the debt-stricken country must tackle cronyism and cut back on waste to emerge a stronger nation, Prime Minister George Papandreou said.

New Greek government sets 100-day challenge

Greece`s new socialist Prime Minister George Papandreou on Monday pieced together a team to launch a 100-day programme to rescue the economy after his election triumph.

Obama congratulates Papandreou on Greek polls

US President Barack Obama called up Greece`s next prime minister, George Papandreou, to congratulate him on his success in Sunday`s elections, the White House said.

Main opposition Socialists win Greek elections

Greece`s Socialists under the leadership of George Papandreou won elections on Sunday after voters expressed their discontent over the conservative government`s handling of the economic crisis and corruption.