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Greek Anger, Protests After Fresh Austerity Cuts
Thousands of Greeks took to the streets throughout the country today after Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras announced a final round of austerity measures containing deep cuts to the public budget. The new round of austerity measures in the country included large cuts to pension funds and public...
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Enraged by Privatization Plan, Greek Left Resists
As ruling government puts up 'For Sale' sign, leftist opposition rallies for a fight
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Greek 'Rage' the Best 'Weapon' Against European Austerity: Tsipras
In his first media interview since Sunday's parliament elections, Alexis Tsipras, leader of Greek's leftist Syriza party said that the record number of Greeks who supported his party's anti-austerity message indicates that the people's channeled 'rage' is having an enormous and important impact on...
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What Did the Greek Elections Decide?
Costas Lapavitsas: Elections were a moral victory for Syriza as vote held up under ferocious pressure; the new pro-bailout Government will not be able to service it's debt as austerity measures deepen, and eventually Greece will leave the Euro-Zone...
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Polls Show Greek Left, Right Candidates Neck and Neck
UPDATE: The official projection figures for the election have now been announced by Greece's interior ministry. Greek pollster, Marika Lambrou, said this: There will be seven parties in the next parliament, as was the case on 6 May. There will be no upset in the order of the parties but there has...
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Global Eyes on Greece as It Prepares for Austerity-Deciding Election
Greeks are set to vote tomorrow in a pivotal election to choose either an anti-bailout or pro-austerity path for their country. Left party Syriza leader Alexis Tsipras said, "On Monday, the bailout will be history. Monday will be a new era of growth, social, solidarity. Together, we will begin to...
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Against All Odds: Democracy vs. Technocrats in Greece
It’s just a few days before the Greek parliamentary elections, and the whole world is watching this small corner of Europe with bated breath. Stress captures the markets, Brussels, and Berlin as statements by top European officials indicate the possibility of an undesirable political outcome on...
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German Newspaper's Election Endorsement Sparks Greek Uproar
SZRIZA: "We open the road to hope"
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Greek's Leftist Leader Holds Firm Against Fear-Mongering Ahead of Crucial Elections
'People demand a clear direction," says Syriza party leader Alexis Tsipras
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Greece's Tsipras: Spain's Bailout Proves Austerity 'Disastrous'
Eurozone agrees to put up as much as $125 billion for Spanish bailout
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