The deficit and deliberations ahead of the second round of local government elections, the EU-ECB-IMF troika's pressure to put aside the collective labor agreements and the markets' overture to Greek banks, mostly dominated the headlines on Wednesday in Athens' newspapers. 

 ADESMEFTOS TYPOS: "More austerity measures to come".

 AVGHI: "Third round of measures with lay-offs and cutbacks".

 AVRIANI: "4.5 billion euros black hole in deficit brings new snap elections scenarios".

 ELEFTHEROS: "Ministers and PASOK cadres pull the carpet from under Papandreou's feet".

ELEFTHEROTYPIA: "Troika threatens salaries in private sector".

 ESTIA: "Tragic decisions for the economy".

 ETHNOS: "Prime Minister George Papandreou's rage over his ministers' and cadres' wrong handlings".

 ELEFTHEROS TYPOS: "The defeat in elections brings in-party clashes, and the day after the elections additional measures".

IMERISSIA: "Deficit off target".

 KATHIMERINI: "The measures divide the government".

 LOGOS: "In the vise of the troika and rating firms".

 NAFTEMPORIKI: "National Bank of Greece and Eurobank offer 8.7 billion euros liquidity to market".

 TA NEA: "Government 'sees' unholy alliances between ND and Communist Party in the second round of local government elections".

 RIZOSPASTIS: "Government is lying that it will not harm salary and pension earners".

 TO VIMA: "Nagging in ruling PASOK and main opposition New Democracy over the local government elections result".

 VRADYNI: "Troika wants more blood".