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Papandreou

Andreas (George) . 1919--96, Greek economist and socialist politician; prime minister (1981--89; 1993--96)
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With Papandreou's return to power in October 1993, all the signs pointed to a continuation of the vicious cycle between majority nationalism and confrontational foreign policy on the issue.
Papandreou, is private investments and modern rules.
Addressing to the hall at Benaki Museum in Athens, Papandreou underlined a society which brings humanity into the forefront and dominated by law and justice.
Papandreou, the son of one of Greece's most prominent political dynasties, led his country as the euro zone crisis broke before being ousted in 2011 over a botched effort to hold a national referendum on Greece's international bailout.
Two Greek newspapers reported Margaret Papandreou is behind the largest account on the "Lagarde List" of more than 2,000 Greeks hiding millions in Switzerland.
An appropriate title for the Greek government's recent austerity measures would be "Economic Policy at Gunpoint," to paraphrase the title of Andreas Papandreou's book Democracy at Gunpoint, which he wrote when he was fighting the dictatorship in Greece in the late 1960s.
"It is time both parties realized it is us who are going to solve the issue because however good the mediators we are the ones to live with the outcome, we are going to remain neighbors and we will have to look at each other without fear but respect," Papandreou said.
Papandreou told Samaras he accepted the terms that Papademos has set to become Greece's new prime minister and urged the opposition leader to also contact the former ECB official, the official told Reuters, requesting anonymity.
Greeks and the nation's international lenders have watched in growing horror for three days as party leaders feuded over a shrinking list of credible candidates to lead a national unity coalition after Papandreou's government imploded.
Papandreou has been seen leaving the Parliament building a little bit after midnight, after, the now 3-day-long negotiations with opposition leader, Antonis Samaras (New Democracy) have once again stalled, despite strong pressure from EU to find a solution of the political crisis, which is threatening the eurozone.
The conservative New Democracy party headed by Antonis Samaras wants a snap election and is demanding Papandreou's resignation.
Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou sealed a deal with the opposition on a crisis coalition to approve an international bailout, but details remain thin despite an EU ultimatum for Athens to get serious about tackling its huge problems.