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Greece Selects a Prime Minister After Days of Wrangling The New York Times — Lucas Papademos, a respected economist with an avuncular style, was named prime minister of Greece on Thursday.
He will head a unity government that has pledged to quickly approve the tough terms of a European aid package and save the country from bankruptcy.
The choice of Mr. Papademos, a former vice president of the European Central Bank, came after four days of tense negotiations that put Greece’s feuding political parties onfull display. read more