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Greece, EU executive clash on austerity claims; uncertainty keeps markets nervous

...opposition parties who offered his government help in the bailout negotiations. The centrist Potami and Socialist Pasok parties have a combined bloc of 30 seats in parliament.In Berlin, German Chancellor Angela Merkel promised "full concentration...
Left-wing leader rejects Greek commitment to austerity in attempt to form coalition government

...agreement invalid."Tsipras has until Friday to assemble his coalition, but it now seems beyond reach. The once mighty PASOK party, which voters reduced to an ignominious third place Sunday, has even slimmer prospects, and the sole hope for avoiding...
Committee leader hedges bets on Athens success

...appeared directed at government and political officials before national elections set for March 7. The governing socialist PASOK party is being challenged by the conservative New Democracy party. A change in leadership so close to the games could further...