May 7, 2012 12:00 AM

Neo-Nazi party plots rise as first effort to form new Greek government fails

Greece’s major parties were still in shock Monday from the drubbing voters dealt them in Sunday’s national elections, and it seemed increasingly unlikely they could form a new government. Antonis Samaras, whose right-of-center New Democracy party finished a weak first place, abandoned an attempt to form a new coalition government after just six hours Monday. The far-right Golden Dawn was among the few parties celebrating Sunday’s results.

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