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Portugal's opposition Socialists, far-left to hold coalition talks| Reuters

Oct 08, 2015    

LISBON Portugal's Socialists opened the door to talks with the hard left on a majority left-wing government on Wednesday, complicating efforts by the outgoing centre-right coalition to form a minority administration.Prolonged political uncertainty threatens to derail a fragile economic recovery in the euro zone country, which endured years of deep spending cuts and big tax hikes after being bailed out by its European Union partners and the International Monetary Fund. Prime Minister Pedro Passos Coelho's centre-right coalition won most votes in Sunday's national election but fell well short of...

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