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ATHENS (Reuters) - A former deputy head of the European Central Bank, Lucas Papademos, emerged Monday as frontrunner to become Greece's prime minister as party leaders bargained over who will lead a 100-day coalition to push through a bailout before the country runs out of money.
ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece's new government should comfortably survive a vote of confidence Wednesday but Prime Minister Lucas Papademos faces a daunting task repairing the shattered public finances, and cracks are already appearing in his crisis coalition.
BRUSSELS: The European Union is being battered by a perfect storm of crises that threaten to rip apart the peaceful and prosperous 28-nation bloc that rose from the ashes of World War II. It is grappling not only with the threat of a British exit, or “Brexit,“ but also with an unprecedented migrant influx, continued fallout from the debt crisis and an array of security threats, both domestic and foreign.
ATHENS/ROME (Reuters) - Italy overtook Greece as the prime threat to the stability of the euro zone on Monday as governments sought to placate frantic bond markets and halt accelerating financial contagion.
ATHENS (Reuters) - The European Union stepped in to force Greece's political parties into a coalition that will save the country from immediate default but the bickering that marked the negotiations bodes ill for Greece's place in the euro zone.
KATHMANDU: Apart from a small bust of Chairman Mao beside his armchair, Nepali Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai flaunts no trappings of his revolutionary past: these days he talks of foreign investment, infrastructure projects and double-digit growth.
ATHENS (Reuters) - Greek voters enraged by economic hardship caused by the terms of an international bailout turned on ruling parties in an election on Sunday, putting the country's future in the euro zone at risk and threatening to revive Europe's debt crisis.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The head of the International Monetary Fund on Monday said Greece's adjustment program was in a difficult phase with economic reforms moving slowly and growth extremely weak, a warning that came as the global lender approved a new aid tranche for the debt-burdened country.
BRUSSELS: European finance ministers pledged to roll out a bulked-up rescue fund next month, leaving Greece and Italy on the frontlines until then in the fight against the debt crisis.