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ON THE BRINK Greek President Pushes for Unity Kostas Tsironis / AP Photo

Greek President Pushes for Unity

The word "chaos" is, after all, is derived from Greek. And the political landscape of the country continued to shift this week as Syriza, a hard-left party, led polls but seemed to be losing support to more moderate parties that support the country’s bailout. In a vote last Sunday that was widely seen as a referendum against the unpopular international bailout, voters kept any one party from forming a majority. On Saturday, Greek Preident Kaolos Papoulias tried to bring leaders together one last time to avert an election and impending bankruptcy. A spokesman for Syriza said Saturday that the party would not participate in any government attempt to implement a bailout.

May 12, 2012 9:00 PM