After seven weeks of political turmoil, Greece finally has a government

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Reaching out to other pro-austerity Parties – the Conservative New Democracy Party cobbled together a coalition government that will likely keep Greece in Eurozone for now.

The leader of the New Democracy Party – Antonis Samaras – was sworn in as Prime Minister today just ahead of an upcoming meeting with Eurozone finance ministers where the new Greek government will try to renegotiate the bailout deal and ease some of the harsh austerity that technocrats have forced on Greece. Stay tuned.

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