Greece election – New Democracy leader Antonis Samaras is sworn in as Greece's new prime minister during a ceremony at the presidental palace in Athens on June 20, 2012.
Greece election – Pasok party leader Evangelos Venizelos arrives for a meeting with New Democracy leader, Antonis Samaras at the Greek Parliament in Athens on June 20, 2012. Greece's three main pro-euro parties reached a deal to form a new Greek government on Wednesday.
Greece election – Venizelos, right, shakes hands with the leader of the Democratic Party of the Left, Fotis Kouvelis, at the Greek parliament on June 19, 2012. Venizelos said discussions would continue Wednesday into the exact makeup of the new government.
Greece election – People read newspapers which detail the coalition talks on June 19. Greece hasn't had an elected government for 223 days.
Greece election – Children carry free vegetables donated by farmers from the Island of Crete in cooperation with the municipality of Athens, in Athens on June 20, 2012. The new coalition will have to deal with a devastating economic crisis.
Greece election – Greek President Karolos Papoulias, right, meets New Democracy leader Antonis Samaras before he receives a mandate to form a government on June 18 in Athens.
Greece election – Antonis Samaras, right, meets with Greece's Syriza party leader Alexis Tsipras in an attempt to form a coalition government Monday. Tsipras immediately announced the party would go into opposition rather than support Samaras.
Greece election – The Athens stock exchange on June 18, 2012. The election victory of the pro-bailout New Democracy party eased fears of a Greek eurozone exit and brought relief to world markets.
Greece election – New Democracy leader Antonis Samaras smiles at supporters in Athens on Sunday, June 17. His center-right, pro-bailout party came out on top in the country's parliamentary elections.
Greece election – A New Democracy supporter celebrates as he watches the exit polls at the party's election campaign kisok in Athens.
Greece election – Alexis Tsipras, the head of Greece's leftist Syriza party, greets supporters after a second-place finish on Sunday. He vowed to continue fighting against restrictive European bailouts.
Greece election – The ashes of a burned ballot box remain on the floor at a polling station in central Athens. A masked group stormed the room and lit the box full of ballots on fire just before the end of voting on Sunday.
Greece election – A woman, surrounded by media, casts her vote at a polling station in Athens.
Greece election – A man ponders the electoral board at a polling station in Athens before voting Sunday.
Greece election – Alexis Tsipras, the candidate of Greece's Syriza party, casts his vote in the second round of general elections at a polling station in Athens on Sunday.
Greece election – A night before the election, a changing of the guards takes place in front of the Greek parliament in central Athens on Saturday, June 16.
Greece election – A firefighter works on extinguishing a brush fire in the eastern Athens area of Keratea. Two brush fires broke out in Greece on Saturday, including one near seaside resorts close to Athens, just a day ahead of crucial elections.
Greece election – The Parthenon temple is seen on the skyline of Athens.