Greek Rulers Win Vote of Confidence
Greece's coalition government won a vote of confidence from Parliament as it pledged to jump-start privatization.
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.