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  1. Market overview: Greek parliament fails to elect new presidentRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Live Charts

    ... parliament took part in the second round of three votes to elect a successor to 85 year-old president Karolos Papoulias. Samaras' failure, despite making various offers to tempt independents over to his side, means it looks increasingly unlikely a ...

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  2. Greek PM Samaras fails to win support for coalitionRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Live Charts

    Greek prime minister Georgios Samaras has failed to drum up enough votes to be able to appoint a new president in the second of three votes, leaving the door open for a potential return to a left-wing government in the new year. The country's parliament took part in the second round of three votes to elect a successor to 85 year-old president Karolos Papoulias, with Samaras's candidate, Stavros Dimas, needing 180 votes in order for the coalition to remain in power.

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  3. Greek parliament vote in balance after Samaras election offer : December 23, 2014,Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | Daily Times

    ... parliament prepares for a second round of voting on Tuesday to elect a successor to 85 year-old President Karolos Papoulias, the outcome still appears open with only a handful of independents pledging firm support to the government If a new ...

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  4. REFILE-Greek parliament vote in balance after Samaras election offerRead the original story

    Monday Dec 22 | Reuters

    ... parliament prepares for a second round of voting on Tuesday to elect a successor to 85 year-old President Karolos Papoulias, the outcome still appears open with only a handful of independents pledging firm support to the government If a new ...

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  5. Greek P.M. offers elections for presidential vote dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | Korea Herald

    ... with the (EU-IMF) creditors," Samaras said. Upcoming votes in parliament to elect a successor to President Karolos Papoulias, whose term ends in March, look likely to end in a stalemate which would automatically spark early elections. Greek Prime ...

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  6. Greek parliament vote in balance after Samaras election offerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | EKathimerini

    ... parliament prepares for a second round of voting on Tuesday to elect a successor to 85 year-old President Karolos Papoulias, the outcome still appears open with only a handful of independents pledging firm support to the government If a new ...

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  7. Greek PM offers early pollsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 21 | The Peninsula

    ... with the (EU-IMF) creditors," Samaras said. Upcoming votes in parliament to elect a successor to President Karolos Papoulias, whose term ends in March, look likely to end in a stalemate which would automatically spark early elections. Parliament ...

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  8. Greek PM offers '15 vote for presidencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 21 | The China Post

    ... with the (EU-IMF) creditors," Samaras said. Upcoming votes in parliament to elect a successor to President Karolos Papoulias, whose term ends in March, look likely to end in a stalemate which would automatically spark early elections. Parliament ...

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  9. Greek PM Offers Elections in 2015 For Presidency Vote DealRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 21 | Outlook

    ... with the (EU-IMF) creditors," Samaras said. Upcoming votes in parliament to elect a successor to President Karolos Papoulias, whose term ends in March, look likely to end in a stalemate which would automatically spark early elections. Parliament ...

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  10. Former premier Mitsotakis to meet President Papoulias to discuss political upheavalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | EKathimerini

    Former prime minister and New Democracy honorary president Constantinos Mitsotakis was to meet with President Karolos Papoulis at 2 p.m. on Friday after the former requested the meeting, citing rising concern over political upheaval as a second round of crucial presidential elections looms. On Thursday Mitsotakis met with Independent Greeks leader Panos Kammenos and noted, in a statement issued after the talks, that snap elections could throw the country into a period of upheaval and a possible exit from the eurozone.

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  11. A pointless battleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | EKathimerini

    ... politicians whose careers had ended without any particular distinction, such as Costis Stephanopoulos and Karolos Papoulias. That is, of course, beside the point. What is to the point is that the government once more dragged itself behind the ...

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  12. Good sense must prevailRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | EKathimerini

    Greece is just one step away from what could turn out to be a big and prolonged mess. The election of a new president to replace Karolos Papoulias by this Parliament is absolutely essential to the countryA's chances of maintaining its growth momentum and stability.

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  13. Greek government in peril as parliament fails to elect new presidentRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Los Angeles Times

    ... on Dec. 23. Although the Greek presidency is largely ceremonial, failure to agree on the replacement of Karolos Papoulias, 85, by the end of the month would trigger a general election. That in turn, opinion polls suggest, could potentially propel ...

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  14. Prime Minister warns against failure to elect new PresidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | EKathimerini

    ... from for the final ballot on December 29, when 180 votes will be required. Failure to elect a successor to Karolos Papoulias will trigger an early general election. The vote is due to begin at 7 p.m., with all of New Democracy and PASOKA's 155 MPs ...

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  15. Greece faces tall order to prevent early elections: analystsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Yahoo!

    Greece's embattled government will be hard-pushed to forestall early elections -- and a blow to fiscal reforms -- by steering a snap presidential ballot through parliament next week, analysts say. A successor to 85-year-old President Karolos Papoulias must be found or under the constitution, parliament will have to be dissolved by February -- right in the middle of crucial talks between Greece and its EU-IMF creditors.

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  16. Markets Continue to Slide on Oil ShockRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Wall Street Journal

    ... announced that Parliament would vote on a new president on Dec. 17-two months ahead of schedule-to replace Karolos Papoulias, whose five-year term was slated to end in March. The move sparked fears that Greece's radical left opposition Syriza party ...

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  17. Greeks take risky election gambleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Mail & Guardian

    ... Samaras, in power since July 2012, is expected to announce this week a candidate to succeed President Karolos Papoulias, a World War II veteran whose term expires in March. If the nominee put forward by the conservative-dominated administration, ...

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  18. Greek stocks plunge for third day over...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Bangkok Post

    ... tried to rally his conservative MPs for the presidential vote. The parliamentary vote to replace President Karolos Papoulias had been due in February but will now begin on December 17. The candidate needs to win over two-thirds of the lawmakers to ...

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  19. Greek stocks plunge 7.95% in third straight day of lossesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | West Australian

    ... a fall of just over one percent on Wednesday. The vote by 300 members of parliament to replace President Karolos Papoulias was due in February but a first round has now been set for December 17. The election is a key test for embattled Prime ...

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  20. Greece's crisis: Samaras's gambleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | The Economist

    ... centre-right prime minister, has called a snap presidential election for December 17th, two months before Karolos Papoulias, the 85-year-old incumbent, steps down. This is at best a risky gamble. Sensing that political instability might rekindle the ...

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