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Amid pressure, bailout critic is new Greek finance minister

Amid pressure, bailout critic is new Greek finance minister

Economist Yanis Varoufakis arrives at the presidential palace to be sworn in as Finance Minister under the country’s new left wing government in Athens, on Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015. Greece's new left-wing Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras picked an outspoken bailout critic as his new finance minis…

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Amid pressure, bailout critic is new Greek finance minister

Amid pressure, bailout critic is new Greek finance minister

An employee of the Stock Exchange stands next to a board showing share prices in Athens, on Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015. A radical left-wing party vowing to end Greece's painful austerity program won a historic victory in Sunday's parliamentary elections, setting up a showdown with the country's …

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AP PHOTOS: Top pictures from Europe and Africa

AP PHOTOS: Top pictures from Europe and Africa

FILE - In this Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015 file photo, Alexis Tsipras, the leader of the Syriza left-wing party, speaks to his supporters outside Athens University Headquarters. A triumphant Alexis Tsipras told Greeks that his radical left Syriza party's win in Sunday's early general election mean…

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Greece's first radical left prime minister sworn in

Greece's first radical left prime minister sworn in

Leader of Syriza left-wing party Alexis Tsipras waves to his supporters outside Athens University Headquarters, Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015. A triumphant Alexis Tsipras told Greeks that his radical left Syriza party's win in Sunday's early general election meant an end to austerity and humiliation…

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Alexis Tsipras

Alexis Tsipras

Alexis Tsipras, dirigente del partido Syriza, de izquierda, saluda a simpatizantes afuera de la sede de la Universidad de Atenas, tras el triunfo de su partido en los comicios parlamentarios en Grecia, el domingo 25 de enero de 2015.(AP Foto/Petros Giannakouris)

January 26, 2015 9:04 am
Tsipras sworn in as new Greek prime minister

Tsipras sworn in as new Greek prime minister

Leader of Syriza left-wing party Alexis Tsipras speaks to his supporters outside Athens University Headquarters, Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015. Anti-bailout Syriza, led by the 40-year-old Alexis Tsipras, won Sunday's snap general election, but it was unclear whether he would have enough seats in par…

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Greek radical left wins election, threatening market turmoil

Greek radical left wins election, threatening market turmoil

Leader of Syriza left-wing party Alexis Tsipras speaks to his supporters outside Athens University Headquarters in Athens, Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015. Anti-bailout Syriza, led by the 40-year-old Alexis Tsipras, won Sunday's snap general election, but it was unclear whether he would have enough se…

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Greek radical left wins election, threatening market turmoil

Greek radical left wins election, threatening market turmoil

Leader of Syriza left-wing party Alexis Tsipras waves to his supporters outside Athens University Headquarters, Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015. A triumphant Alexis Tsipras told Greeks that his radical left Syriza party's win in Sunday's early general election meant an end to austerity and humiliation…

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Greek radical left wins election, threatening market turmoil

Greek radical left wins election, threatening market turmoil

Leader of Syriza left-wing party Alexis Tsipras raises his fist to party's supporters outside Athens University Headquarters, Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015. A triumphant Alexis Tsipras told Greeks that his radical left Syriza party's win in Sunday's early general election meant an end to austerity a…

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Greek radical left wins election, threatening market turmoil

Greek radical left wins election, threatening market turmoil

Leader of Syriza left-wing party Alexis Tsipras speaks to his supporters outside Athens University Headquarters, Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015. A triumphant Alexis Tsipras told Greeks that his radical left Syriza party's win in Sunday's early general election meant an end to austerity and humiliatio…

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Greek radical left wins election, threatening market turmoil

Greek radical left wins election, threatening market turmoil

Supporters of left-wing Syriza party react after exit poll results in Athens, Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015. The anti-bailout Syriza party won a decisive victory in Greece's national elections on Sunday, according to projections by state-run TV's exit poll, in a historic first for a radical left-win…

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Greek radical left wins election, threatening market turmoil

Greek radical left wins election, threatening market turmoil

Alexis Tsipras, center, leader of Greece's Syriza left-wing main opposition waves to his supporters after voting at a polling station in Athens, Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015. Greeks were voting Sunday in an early general election crucial for the country's financial future, with the radical left Syr…

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Alexis Tsipras

Alexis Tsipras

El líder del partido de la izquierda radical Syriza,Alexis Tsipras (centro), envuelto en una nube de medios de comunicación intenta llegar a su coche tras votar en Atenas, el 25 de enero de 2015. (Foto AP/Petros Giannakouris)

January 25, 2015 2:38 pm
Anti-bailout party the favorite as Greeks cast critical vote

Anti-bailout party the favorite as Greeks cast critical vote

Alexis Tsipras, center, leader of Greece's Syriza left-wing main opposition tires to get in his car after voting at a polling station in Athens, Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015. Greeks were voting Sunday in an early general election crucial for the country's financial future, with the radical left Syr…

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Anti-bailout party the favorite as Greeks cast critical vote

Anti-bailout party the favorite as Greeks cast critical vote

Alexis Tsipras, leader of Greece's Syriza left-wing main opposition waves to his supporters after voting at a polling station in Athens, Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015. Greeks were voting Sunday in an early general election crucial for the country's financial future, with the radical left Syriza part…

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Anti-bailout party the favorite as Greeks cast critical vote

Anti-bailout party the favorite as Greeks cast critical vote

Alexis Tsipras, leader of Greece's Syriza left-wing main opposition waves to his supporters after voting at a polling station in Athens, Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015. Greeks were voting Sunday in an early general election crucial for the country's financial future, with the radical left Syriza part…

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Anti-bailout party the favorite as Greeks cast critical vote

Anti-bailout party the favorite as Greeks cast critical vote

Alexis Tsipras, center, leader of Greece's Syriza left-wing main opposition party smiles as he arrives to vote at a polling station in Athens, Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015. Greeks were voting Sunday in an early general election crucial for the country's financial future, with the radical left Syriz…

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Anti-bailout party the favorite as Greeks cast critical vote

Anti-bailout party the favorite as Greeks cast critical vote

Alexis Tsipras, leader of Greece's Syriza left-wing main opposition party reacts as he arrives to vote at a polling station in Athens, Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015. Greeks were voting Sunday in an early general election crucial for the country's financial future, with the radical left Syriza party …

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Anti-bailout party the favorite as Greeks cast critical vote

Anti-bailout party the favorite as Greeks cast critical vote

An elderly woman leaves a polling station in Athens, Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015. Greeks were voting Sunday in an early general election crucial for the country's financial future, with the radical left Syriza party of Alexis Tsipras tipped as the favorite to win, although possibly without a large…

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Anti-bailout party the favorite as Greeks cast critical vote

Anti-bailout party the favorite as Greeks cast critical vote

Alexis Tsipras, center, leader of Greece's Syriza left-wing main opposition raises his fist to his supporters after voting at a polling station in Athens, Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015. Greeks were voting Sunday in an early general election crucial for the country's financial future, with the radica…

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Anti-bailout party the favorite as Greeks cast critical vote

Anti-bailout party the favorite as Greeks cast critical vote

Alexis Tsipras, center, leader of Greece's Syriza left-wing main opposition waves to his supporters after voting at a polling station in Athens, Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015. Greeks were voting Sunday in an early general election crucial for the country's financial future, with the radical left Syr…

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Anti-bailout party the favorite as Greeks cast critical vote

Anti-bailout party the favorite as Greeks cast critical vote

A security detail of Alexis Tsipras leader of Greece's Syriza left-wing main opposition pushes a cameraman as Tsipras' car leaves from a polling station in Athens, Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015. Greeks were voting Sunday in an early general election crucial for the country's financial future, with t…

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Anti-bailout party the favorite as Greeks cast critical vote

Anti-bailout party the favorite as Greeks cast critical vote

Alexis Tsipras, center, leader of Greece's Syriza left-wing main opposition tires to get in his car after voting at a polling station in Athens, Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015. Greeks were voting Sunday in an early general election crucial for the country's financial future, with the radical left Syr…

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Anti-bailout party the favorite as Greeks cast critical vote

Anti-bailout party the favorite as Greeks cast critical vote

A poll monitoring officer arranges paper ballots in piles ahead of voting at a polling station in Athens, Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015. Greeks were voting Sunday in an early general election crucial for the country's financial future, with the radical left Syriza party of Alexis Tsipras tipped as t…

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Anti-bailout party the favorite as Greeks cast critical vote

Anti-bailout party the favorite as Greeks cast critical vote

A woman casts his vote at a polling station in Athens, Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015. Greeks were voting Sunday in an early general election crucial for the country's financial future, with the radical left Syriza party of Alexis Tsipras tipped as the favorite to win, although possibly without a lar…

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Leftists ahead in last polls before Greek national election

Leftists ahead in last polls before Greek national election

Supporters of Greece's Prime Minister Antonis Samaras wave Greek flags during his final campaign speech at the Taekwondo Indoor Stadium in southern Athens on Friday, Jan. 23, 2015. All opinion polls on Sunday's closely-watched national election agree: The radical left opposition Syriza party…

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Leftists ahead in last polls before Greek national election

Leftists ahead in last polls before Greek national election

Greece's Prime Minister Antonis Samaras talks to journalists, outside an election kiosk of his conservative New Democracy party with the Greek parliament in the background, in Athens, Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015. Greece goes to the polls Sunday in a snap general election that has thrown into que…

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Leftists ahead in last polls before Greek national election

Leftists ahead in last polls before Greek national election

Greece's Prime Minister Antonis Samaras leaves an election kiosk of his conservative New Democracy party, in Athens, Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015. Greece goes to the polls Sunday in a snap general election that has thrown into question whether the country will abide by the terms of its internatio…

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Leftists ahead in last polls before Greek national election

Leftists ahead in last polls before Greek national election

Supporters congratulate Greece's Prime Minister Antonis Samaras, centre, outside an election kiosk of his conservative New Democracy party, in Athens, Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015. Greece goes to the polls Sunday in a snap general election that has thrown into question whether the country will ab…

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Leftists ahead in last polls before Greek national election

Leftists ahead in last polls before Greek national election

Supporters of Greece's Prime Minister Antonis Samaras wave Greek flags during his final campaign speech at the Taekwondo Indoor Stadium in southern Athens on Friday, Jan. 23, 2015. All opinion polls on Sunday's closely-watched national election agree: The radical left opposition Syriza party…

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Leftists ahead in last polls before Greek national election

Leftists ahead in last polls before Greek national election

Supporters of Greece's Prime Minister Antonis Samaras wave Greek flags during his final campaign speech at the Taekwondo Indoor Stadium in southern Athens on Friday, Jan. 23, 2015. All opinion polls on Sunday's closely-watched national election agree: The radical left opposition Syriza party…

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Leftists ahead in last polls before Greek national election

Leftists ahead in last polls before Greek national election

Supporters of Greece's Prime Minister Antonis Samaras wave Greek flags during his final campaign speech at the Taekwondo Indoor Stadium in southern Athens on Friday, Jan. 23, 2015. All opinion polls on Sunday's closely-watched national election agree: The radical left opposition Syriza party…

January 24, 2015 3:31 pmLoading…
Leftists ahead in last polls before Greek national election

Leftists ahead in last polls before Greek national election

Greece's Prime Minister Antonis Samaras waves to his supporters during his final campaign speech at the Taekwondo Indoor Stadium in southern Athens on Friday, Jan. 23, 2015. All opinion polls on Sunday's closely-watched national election agree: The radical left opposition Syriza party, which…

January 24, 2015 3:31 pmLoading…
Leftists ahead in last polls before Greek national election

Leftists ahead in last polls before Greek national election

Greece's Prime Minister Antonis Samaras waves to his supporters during his final campaign speech at the Taekwondo Indoor Stadium in southern Athens on Friday, Jan. 23, 2015. All opinion polls on Sunday's closely-watched national election agree: The radical left opposition Syriza party, which…

January 24, 2015 3:31 pmLoading…
Austerity-battered Greeks favor radical left before vote

Austerity-battered Greeks favor radical left before vote

Alexis Tsipras, leader of Greece's Syriza left-wing main opposition party waves to his supporters as he arrives for a pre-election speech at Omonia Square in Athens on Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015. Prime Minister Antonis Samaras' New Democracy party has failed so far to overcome a gap in opinion …

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Austerity-battered Greeks favor radical left before vote

Austerity-battered Greeks favor radical left before vote

A Greek flag is seen inside a kiosk of the New Democracy party, as people walk by in Athens on Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015. Weekend opinion polls showed conservative Prime Minister Antonis Samaras' New Democracy party trailing the anti-bailout Syriza party in voter support and that a coalition go…

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Austerity-battered Greeks favor radical left before vote

Austerity-battered Greeks favor radical left before vote

A European Union flag billows in the wind as the ruins of the 5th century BC Parthenon temple are seen in the background on the Acropolis hill, in Athens, on Friday, Jan. 23, 2015. Prime Minister Antonis Samaras' New Democracy party has failed so far to overcome a gap in opinion polls with t…

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Austerity-battered Greeks favor radical left before vote

Austerity-battered Greeks favor radical left before vote

The head of a polling station Evangelia Darara places the lid on a ballot box as municipal workers assemble voting booths, Athens, Friday, Jan. 23, 2015. Prime Minister Antonis Samaras' New Democracy party has failed so far to overcome a gap in opinion polls with the anti-bailout Syriza part…

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Austerity-battered Greeks favor radical left before vote

Austerity-battered Greeks favor radical left before vote

Municipal workers assemble voting booths at a voting center in Athens, Friday, Jan. 23, 2015. Prime Minister Antonis Samaras' New Democracy party has failed so far to overcome a gap in opinion polls with the anti-bailout Syriza party ahead of the Jan. 25 general election. (AP Photo/Petros Gi…

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Austerity-battered Greeks favor radical left before vote

Austerity-battered Greeks favor radical left before vote

A Greek and a European Union flag billow in the wind as the ruins of the fifth century BC Parthenon temple is seen in the background on the Acropolis hill, in Athens, Friday, Jan. 23, 2015. Prime Minister Antonis Samaras' New Democracy party has failed so far to overcome a gap in opinion pol…

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Austerity-battered Greeks favor radical left before vote

Austerity-battered Greeks favor radical left before vote

A man places Greek flags on seats for New Democracy party supporters ahead of Prime Minister's Antonis Samaras pre-election speech at the Taekwondo Indoor Stadium in southern Athens on Friday, Jan. 23, 2015. All opinion polls on Sunday's closely-watched national election agree: The radical l…

January 23, 2015 2:04 pmLoading…
Final polls before Greek election show gains for Syriza

Final polls before Greek election show gains for Syriza

Supporters of Greece's Prime Minister Antonis Samaras wave Greek flags during his final campaign speech at the Taekwondo Indoor Stadium in southern Athens on Friday, Jan. 23, 2015. All opinion polls on Sunday's closely-watched national election agree: The radical left opposition Syriza party…

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A look at who's in the running for the Greek elections

A look at who's in the running for the Greek elections

This photo taken on Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015 shows leader of Independent Greeks. Panos Kamenos, 49, speaks during a news conference in Athens. Greece goes to the polls on Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015 in a snap general election as the country was showing tentative signs of emerging from a deep finan…

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A look at who's in the running for the Greek elections

A look at who's in the running for the Greek elections

This photo taken on Saturday, Jan. 3, 2015 shows former Greek Prime Minister and leader of Movement of Democratic Socialists George Papandreou, center, gestures to a crowd of supporters in Athens. Greece goes to the polls on Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015 in a snap general election as the country was…

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Germany's finance minister says no Greek euro exit modelled

Germany's finance minister says no Greek euro exit modelled

A European Union flag billows in the wind as the ruins of the 5th century BC Parthenon temple is seen in the background on the Acropolis hill, in Athens, Friday, Jan. 23, 2015. Prime Minister Antonis Samaras' New Democracy party has failed so far to overcome a gap in opinion polls with the a…

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Belgium terror plot suspect appears before Greek prosecutor

Belgium terror plot suspect appears before Greek prosecutor

Greek anti-terror squad policemen drive out of a court parking area, in a car believed to carry an Algerian man wanted in Belgium on terrorism-related charges, in Athens on Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015. Greek authorities are to rule on the extradition of the 33-year-old to Belgium in connection wi…

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Belgium terror plot suspect appears before Greek prosecutor

Belgium terror plot suspect appears before Greek prosecutor

Greek anti-terror squad policemen on a motorbike drive out of a court parking area, next to a car believed to carry an Algerian man wanted in Belgium on terrorism-related charges, in Athens on Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015. Greek authorities are to rule on the extradition of the 33-year-old to Belg…

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Belgium terror plot suspect appears before Greek prosecutor

Belgium terror plot suspect appears before Greek prosecutor

Greek anti-terror squad policemen on a motorbike drive out of a court parking area, next to a car believed to carry an Algerian man wanted in Belgium on terrorism-related charges, in Athens on Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015. Greek authorities are to rule on the extradition of the 33-year-old to Belg…

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Belgian terrorism suspect to appear before Greek prosecutor

Belgian terrorism suspect to appear before Greek prosecutor

A woman walks by the entrance of an apartment block Monday, Jan. 19, 2014, where Greek police on Saturday detained an Algerian man wanted in Belgium on terrorism charges. Belgian authorities on Sunday asked Greek counterparts to extradite the man detained in Athens a day earlier in connectio…

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Greece France Newspaper Attack

Greece France Newspaper Attack

People write messages under the slogan "I am Charlie," outside the French Institute in Athens on Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015. Several hundred people took part in the gathering, as France held a day of mourning for 12 people slain at the Charlie Hebdo offices. Similar protests were planned in seve…

January 08, 2015 11:43 am

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