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Greece swears in new government
 
Greek's New Democracy party, headed by Antonis Samaras, is expected to try and renegotiate the terms of its bailout with Germany.
Greek's New Democracy party, headed by Antonis Samaras, is expected to try and renegotiate the terms of its bailout with Germany.
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Greek conservative party leader Antonis Samara was sworn in as prime minister Wednesday, "at the helm of a three-party coalition that will uphold the country's international bailout commitments." The move ends a long political crisis that had cast doubt on Greece's future with the eurozone. The new government still faces significant challenges ahead, including cutting 150,000 civil service jobs, privatizing a number of publicly-owned companies, and finding areas to cut back budgets in order to generate new savings. 

 

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