Greek Rulers Win Vote of Confidence
Greece's coalition government won a vote of confidence from Parliament as it pledged to jump-start privatization.
Greece considers scrapping €5,000 income tax-free threshold
The latest austerity measure under consideration by the Greek coalition government is to scrap the €5,000 income tax-free threshold, ensuring the burden of extra taxation hits the poorest in Greek society,
Enraged by Privatization Plan, Greece's Left Resists
Calls by Greece's ruling coalition government to speed up the sale of state-owned assets -- including state railway systems, water infrastructure, and power utilities -- compelled Syriza, the left coalition party, to say the move was tantamount to putting a 'for sale sign' on the country and would not be tolerated by the Greek people.
Greek Parties Continue Coalition Talks
Greece's two leading pro-bailout parties were continuing efforts to secure support from a small leftist party to form a broad coalition government that would give them a comfortable majority in parliament.
Greek leaders close to coalition, aim to ease bailout
ATHENS - Greece's conservatives are close to forming a new coalition government following a narrow election victory, a party official said on Monday, after their leader promised to soften the country's punishing austerity program despite German opposition.
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