(born 23 May 1951) is a Greek economist and politician who has been Prime Minister of Greece since 20 June 2012. He has been leader of New Democracy, Greece's major conservative party, since 2009. Previously, Samaras served as Minister of Finance in 1989, then as Minister of Foreign Affairs from 1989 to 1990 and again from 1990 to 1992. Later, he was Minister of Culture in 2009.
Wednesday, Mar. 19, 2014 [ctv.ca] - AntonisSamaras: Greek civil servants, including hospital and teaching staff, have started a two-day strike against austerity measures imposed under the debt-mired country's international bailout commitments.
Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014 [ctv.ca] - AntonisSamaras: Authorities shut down roads and deployed riot police in central Athens Wednesday as Greece prepared to formally assume the European Union's rotating six-month presidency with a ceremony to be attended by EU commissioners.
Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013 [ctv.ca] - AntonisSamaras: Around 1,000 supporters of the far-right Golden Dawn party have gathered outside Greece's parliament to protest the jailing of its leader and two other lawmakers.