The Greek Election Is A Warning For President Obama The way maximize the chances that Greece could continue in the Eurozone, even for a short time, was for Greek voters to do what they did, which was to give the pro-bailout parties, New Democracy and PASOK, the ability to form a government with a narrow ... 06/20/2012 - 4:47 am | View Link
Greek voters opt for pro-bailout government Greece's two main pro-bailout parties have won enough votes to form a government in a cliffhanger election. The conservative New Democracy won 29.5 per cent of the vote which gives it 128 seats in the 300-seat parliament. In the short term the result eases ... 06/17/2012 - 5:13 pm | View Link
Greek voters back pro-bailout party (AP) ATHENS, Greece - Fears of an imminent Greek exit from Europe's joint currency receded Sunday after the conservative New Democracy party came first in a critical election and pro-bailout parties won enough seats to form a joint government. As central ... 06/17/2012 - 10:17 am | View Link
Greek conservative proposes pro-bailout govt (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris) More ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The pro-bailout New Democracy party came in first ... Greece to remain on its European path and in the eurozone." He says voters chose "policies that will bring jobs, growth, justice and security. 06/17/2012 - 9:20 am | View Link
Greek Voters Faced With Perilous Choice Greek voters were in sour mood on Sunday ... a saleswoman who cast her vote for one of the mainstream pro-bailout parties in downtown Athens. "Unfortunately, the only realistic option is to vote for those who caused the country's problems. 06/17/2012 - 6:24 am | View Link
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Militants in southern Nigeria blew up gas and crude pipelines belonging to Shell and Agip in an increasingly fierce campaign that has cut Nigeria’s oil production in half, militants and residents said.
A new militant group calling itself the Niger Delta Avengers said it dynamited a line linking Shell’s Bonny terminal and the Brass export terminal of Agip on Saturday.
Syrian rebels have retaken two villages from Islamic State militants as they fight to undo gains made by the extremist group in a surprise offensive in Syria’s north Friday that displaced more than 100,000 people.
The Local Coordination Committees, an activist network, said rebels retook the villages of Kafr Shoush and Braghida on Sunday, expanding their buffer around the rebel-held town of Azaz, home to tens of thousands of war refugees.
The Islamic State advance threatened to swallow up the northern town, sparking alarm from relief organizations.
6 Egypt crackdown: A military court sentenced eight alleged Muslim Brotherhood members to death on terrorism charges Sunday, a security official and state media reported.
Military prosecutors had accused the defendants of belonging to an illegal group and plotting to assassinate police and army personnel.
7 Racist ad: A Chinese detergent maker has apologized to black people hurt by the spread of an ad in which a black man “washed” by its product was transformed into a fair-skinned Asian man.
Iraqi pro-government forces surrounded Fallujah on Sunday and took control of almost all entrances to the city, in preparation for the next phase of their week-long effort to seize it back from Islamic State. Retaking Fallujah is seen as an important step toward rolling back Islamic State’s presence