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# pasok - Monday 5 November, 2012

Greek parliament begins debate on latest €13.5bn austerity package

Parliament will spend the entire week debating the 2013 Budget, which will introduce another €13.5 billion in budget cuts.

# pasok - Tuesday 23 October, 2012

Junior partners in Greek government set to veto latest Troika demands

Left-leaning partners in the coalition are rejecting Troika demands to make it easier to sack workers.

# pasok - Thursday 2 August, 2012

Greek leaders agree on €11.5 billion of new cuts

Antonis Samaras has convinced his junior coalition partners to drop their objections to further austerity measures.

# pasok - Tuesday 19 June, 2012

Greece: Pro-bailout parties announce 'preliminary' coalition deal

New Democracy and PASOK will hope to confirm a deal today, while Democratic Left may also be taken on board.

# pasok - Monday 18 June, 2012

Asian markets surge, Spanish and Italian bond yields ease, after Greek vote

Dealers cheered the Greek result, which saw the New Democracy party win about 30 percent of the vote – while bond yields in Spain and Italy fell sharply.

Greece: Pro-bailout parties head into coalition talks

Yesterday, fears of an imminent Greek exit from Europe’s joint currency receded; today, talks on forming a new government begin.

# pasok - Sunday 17 June, 2012

Greek pro-bailout parties claim knife-edge elections

The eurozone breathes a sigh of relief.

Everything you need to know about today’s crucial election in Greece

Who’s running? What do they believe? And what happens if the new government rejects the bailout?

# pasok - Thursday 7 June, 2012

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VIDEO: Arrest warrant issued after fight on Greek election TV debate

A spokesman for the far-right Golden Dawn party tried to punch one female rival after throwing water at another one.

# pasok - Tuesday 15 May, 2012

Greece to hold second election after coalition talks are abandoned

Talks to try and form a techocrat government are abandoned after a two-hour meeting of the five main leaders.

# pasok - Monday 14 May, 2012

Greek crisis: Syriza out of talks, second election likely

The leader of the far left party will not take part in coalition talks today.

# pasok - Sunday 13 May, 2012

Last-ditch Greek talks fail to form unity government

Meetings between the country’s president and its three main party leaders fail to end the political stalemate in Greece.

# pasok - Saturday 12 May, 2012

Movies, MPs and Angry Birds: the week in statistics

Plus: How long it takes to ruin a two-hour debate, and the number of people who’d rather pick a convict than Obama.

Explainer: New elections? Euro exit? Just what is going on in Greece?

Political turmoil, soaring unemployment, falling markets, rubbish credit ratings. It’s all going off in Greece at the minute and not in a good way. But what’s going to happen next?

# pasok - Friday 11 May, 2012

Radical Left coalition to meet Socialists in last bid to form Greek government

If Alexis Tsipras and Evangelos Venizelos can’t agree a common platform, a second election will be almost certain.

# pasok - Wednesday 9 May, 2012

Greece faces second General Election as coalition hopes fade

As angry voters divided the spoils between a number of parties with hugely different ideologies, forming a government has proved impossible.

# pasok - Tuesday 8 May, 2012

Radical Left coalition to begin attempts at forming Greek coalition

Alexis Tsipras will try to form a government after the largest party, New Democracy, said it would not be able to govern.