George Papandreou

 
The embarrassment that is Europe now
The embarrassment that is Europe now
This has not been a great week to be South African as a once-proud liberation movement rushed into law a Secrecy Bill that it had said would be...
Europe's biggest deficit is democratic independence
Europe's biggest deficit is democratic independence
Financial markets rallied after Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou announced he was dropping plans for a referendum on the terms of his...
Greece PM to begin rescue mission ahead of confidence vote
Greece PM to begin rescue mission ahead of confidence vote
Greece's new prime minister Lucas Papademos will seek to take advantage of a rare political truce on Monday to push through austerity and radical...
Papademos sworn in to lead party-packed Greek Cabinet
Papademos sworn in to lead party-packed Greek Cabinet
Technocrat Prime Minister Lucas Papademos took office on Friday to save Greece from bankruptcy, heading a coalition Cabinet filled with many of the...
Greece's new coalition head must battle crippling debt
Greece's new coalition head must battle crippling debt
Former European Central Bank vice-president Lucas Papademos will head Greece's new crisis coalition, the president's office said on Thursday,...
New Greece prime minister still unknown as bankruptcy looms
New Greece prime minister still unknown as bankruptcy looms
Greek politicians were poised to begin a fourth day of talks to name a new premier on Thursday as anger grew domestically and abroad with the...
New leaders will secure debt deal, promises Papandreou
New leaders will secure debt deal, promises Papandreou
Greece's outgoing Prime Minister George Papandreou said on Wednesday that an agreement had been reached with the opposition on the creation of an...
Papandreou out as coalition gathers to put out Greek fires
Papandreou out as coalition gathers to put out Greek fires
The Greek prime minister and opposition have agreed on the formation of a new coalition government in a bid to break the political deadlock and...
Papandreou struggles to form new government
Papandreou struggles to form new government
Politicians in Greece were engaged in frantic negotiations to form a government of "national salvation" on Saturday in a desperate bid to prevent...
Wall St falls ahead of confidence vote in Greece
Wall St falls ahead of confidence vote in Greece
United States stocks fell on Friday, ending four weeks of back-to-back gains, as political instability resurfaced in Europe and investors braced...
Greece moots unity government after referendum drama
Greece moots unity government after referendum drama
The head of Greece's main opposition party on Saturday called for early elections in the crisis-hit country, as Prime Minister George Papandreou...
Greek prime minister faces survival vote
Greek prime minister faces survival vote
Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou faces a knife-edge confidence vote on Friday with the fate of both the nation's European Union (EU)/International Monetary Fund (IMF) bailout deal and the global economy in the balance....

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