22.10.2012 [Irish Independent] - GREEK Prime Minister AntonisSamaras has expelled one of his deputies for threatening to vote against the latest package of austerity measures demanded by international lenders, the government said on Monday. Greece is finalising a package of spending
13.10.2012 [Businessweek] - Greece and its international inspectors are racing to find agreement on economic policies ahead of the Oct. 18 summit of European Union leaders, where Prime Minister AntonisSamaras will seek more time to implement the budget cuts required to keep
05.10.2012 [Businessweek] - Merkel's visit to the Greek capital Oct. 9 to meet with Prime Minister AntonisSamaras underscores the shift in her stance since she held out the prospect last year of Greece exiting the 17-nation currency regime. “The meeting could mark the turning
09.10.2012 [Businessweek] - Greek Prime Minister AntonisSamaras and several of his ministers lined up patiently on the tarmac at Athens International Airport on Tuesday to welcome German Chancellor Angela Merkel to Greece, on her first visit to the country since its mounting
(born 23 May 1951) is a Greek economist and politician who has been Prime Minister of Greece since 20 June 2012. He has been leader of New Democracy, Greece's major conservative party, since 2009. Previously, Samaras served as Minister of Finance in 1989, then as Minister of Foreign Affairs from 1989 to 1990 and again from 1990 to 1992. Later, he was Minister of Culture in 2009.
19.06.2012 AntonisSamaras begins urgent Greece coalition talks. 18 June 2012 Last updated at 16:16. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-18490930. The leader of the party that narrowly won Greece's election has begun urgent ...
24.10.2012 [The Guardian] - Greece's Prime Minister AntonisSamaras answers questions after his keynote address as part of the International. Greece's prime minister AntonisSamaras failed to reach agreement with his coalition partners over €13.5bn of austerity measures last night.
23.10.2012 [Perth Now] - In addition, Prime Minister AntonisSamaras can count on the country's European partners to unlock a new tranche of desperately needed aid funds worth 31.5 billion euros ($40.8 billion), the newspaper said. Greece, heading for a sixth straight year of
23.10.2012 [Xinhua] - ATHENS, Oct. 23 (Xinhua) -- Greek Prime Minister AntonisSamaras made an appeal for unity to save Greece on Tuesday evening, after a new meeting with the two other party leaders in the coalition government ended without a final deal on supplementary
23.10.2012 [Agenzia Giornalistica Italia] - (AGI) Athens - Greek Prime Minister AntonisSamaras has told Reuters that the troika of creditors (EU, ECB and IMF) has made a few "concessions" on labour market reforms included in austerity measures Greece must approve to obtain a bailout.
20.10.2012 [Southeast European Times (blog)] - German Chancellor Angela Merkel expressed solidarity with Greece during her recent visit to Athens, but her discussions with Prime Minister AntonisSamaras over additional budget reductions is being met with sarcastic disapproval in the blogosphere.
19.10.2012 [Yahoo! News (blog)] - Enlarge Photo. Reuters/Reuters - Greece's Prime Minister AntonisSamaras attends a news conference at the end of the second session of a two-day European Union leaders summit in Brussels October 19, 2012. REUTERS/Christian …more Hartmann less
19.10.2012 [Greek Reporter] - Greece will run out of money in mid-November and needs to receive a delayed $38.8 billion installment from its bailout package as soon as possible, Greek Prime Minister AntonisSamaras said on Oct. 19. “On the 16th of November the country will run out
18.10.2012 [Greek Reporter] - Greece's Prime Minister AntonisSamaras told his EU counterparts here this evening that an overdue E31.5 billion loan tranche from his country's bailout program should be paid in full – not in installments – and as soon as possible, a senior Greek
10.10.2012 [Greek Reporter] - Ignoring protests by 50,000 people against the visit of German Chancellor Angela Merkel to meet him in Athens on Oct. 9, Prime Minister AntonisSamaras said it was proof Greece is being welcomed back into the international arena and will get the help
17.10.2012 [Greek Reporter] - Greek Prime Minister AntonisSamaras will go to a European Union meeting on Oct. 18 empty-handed after his coalition partners refused to go along with changes to labor rules as part of a $17.45 billion spending cut and tax hike plan. Samaras, in his
10.10.2012 [Southeast European Times] - As 50,000 demonstrators defied a ban on protests during her five-hour visit to Athens on Tuesday (October 9th), Germany Chancellor Angela Merkel told Prime Minister AntonisSamaras that Greece has covered "much of the ground" toward recovery from its
16.10.2012 [WTAQ] - Greece's Prime Minister AntonisSamaras addresses the audience during an investment forum in Athens October 15, 2012. REUTERS/Yorgos Karahal. ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece plans to launch tenders to sell or lease a string of state assets, including its