The Italian government is facing a citizen backlash for underestimating the number of citizens caught between work and retirement without welfare support. Meanwhile, European leaders are working on plans to save the euro.
Leader of the New Democracy conservative party Antonis Samaras, left, meets with head of Greece's radical left-wing Syriza party Alexis Tsipras, in the Greek parliament, in Athens, on Monday, June 18, 2012. Samaras, who came first in Sunday's national election, said he will meet with leaders of all parties "that believe in Greece's European orientation and the euro" this afternoon in order to form a new coalition government. Petros Giannakouris/AP Buy Photo