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Greece: More time needed to restructure staff

A Greek minister in charge of reforming the country's bloated public sector said late Tuesday he will need several months to overcome delays in a staff restructuring program demanded by rescue creditors.Full story

Analysis : Bruised Greek government to limp along, toughen stance with lenders

ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece's weakened coalition government is expected to survive the departure of a junior partner for now but will be forced to resist any fresh demands from its foreign lenders to prevent its tiny parliamentary majority from crumbling. Full story

Greek PM reshuffles cabinet to overcome government crisis

ATHENS (Reuters) - Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras reshuffled his cabinet on Monday, aiming to bolster his government days after the smallest party in the ruling coalition quit over the closure of state TV, leaving him with a tiny majority in parliament. Full story

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ATTENTION EDITORS - REUTERS PICTURE HIGHLIGHT TRANSMITTED BY 2220 GMT ON JULY 17, 2013ATH06Greece's Prime Minister Antonis Samaras and Finance Minister Yannis Stournaras attend a parliament session during a vote on a series of reforms that must be passed before the European Union and Internation

Greece's Prime Minister Antonis Samaras (L) and newly appointed Foreign Minister and Deputy Prime Minister Evangelos Venizelos walk after a swearing in ceremony at the Presidential Palace in Athens June 25, 2013. REUTERS/John Kolesidis
Greece's Prime Minister Antonis Samaras (L) and newly appointed Foreign Minister and Deputy Prime Minister Evangelos Venizelos walk after a swearing in ceremony at the Presidential Palace in Athens June 25, 2013. REUTERS/John Kolesidis

Greece's Prime Minister Antonis Samaras and newly appointed Foreign Minister and Deputy Prime Minister Evangelos Venizelos walk after a swearing in ceremony at the Presidential Palace in Athens June 25, 2013. REUTERS/John Kolesidis

Greece's Prime Minister's Antonis Samaras leaves his office in Athens
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Protesters hold a banner in front of the parliament in Athens
Protesters hold a banner in front of the parliament in Athens

Protesters hold a banner in front of the parliament in Athens June 14, 2013. Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras moved to defuse a political crisis over the government's abrupt closure of state broadcaster ERT that prompted a nationwide strike on Thursday and brought thousands into the streets in p

Greece's Prime Minister Antonis Samaras gestures as he delivers his speech during an agreement signing with the European Investment Bank (EIB) in Athens June 12, 2013. REUTERS/John Kolesidis
Greece's Prime Minister Antonis Samaras gestures as he delivers his speech during an agreement signing with the European Investment Bank (EIB) in Athens June 12, 2013. REUTERS/John Kolesidis

Greece's Prime Minister Antonis Samaras gestures as he delivers his speech during an agreement signing with the European Investment Bank in Athens June 12, 2013. REUTERS/John Kolesidis