Photo Gallery: A Difficult Day for Greece
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Photo Gallery: A Difficult Day for Greece

Caretaker Government in Athens? Greece Backs Away from Referendum Plans

Amid growing fears of a government collapse in Athens, Prime Minister Giorgios Papandreou on Thursday scrapped plans for a bailout referendum and moved to start talks on a national unity government. He has, however, refused to step down, saying that new elections would mean a Greek exit from the euro zone.
cgh -- with wire reports