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Exit polls show Israel elections too close to call

Exit polls show Netanyahu and Herzog tied while another gives the outgoing PM a one-point lead, while Joint List, a grouping of Arab parties comes in third.

Exit polls show Netanyahu and Herzog tied while another gives the outgoing PM a one-point lead, while Joint List, a grouping of Arab parties comes in third.

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Tsipras champions hope for ordinary Greeks

Alexis Tsipras rose to political stardom as crisis in Greece smashed apart the bipartisan system that had been in place for decades. Trained as a

Alexis Tsipras rose to political stardom as crisis in Greece smashed apart the bipartisan system that had been in place for decades. Trained as a

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Greece Elections : What you need to know

When is the election happening? Greek national elections will be held on January 25th 2015. The polls will be open between 6 am and 6 pm Central

When is the election happening? Greek national elections will be held on January 25th 2015. The polls will be open between 6 am and 6 pm Central

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Greece: Bailout battle looms for new government

As expected, Greece’s coalition government has sailed through a parliamentary confidence vote. However a much tougher task now lies ahead. Athens

As expected, Greece’s coalition government has sailed through a parliamentary confidence vote. However a much tougher task now lies ahead. Athens

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Greek government wins confidence vote

Greece’s government has won a parliamentary vote of confidence. In the end the deputies voted along party lines with the government taking 179 of the

Greece’s government has won a parliamentary vote of confidence. In the end the deputies voted along party lines with the government taking 179 of the

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Greece: New members are sworn into parliament

Members of Greece’s new parliament have taken their oath of office at a religious ceremony. Among those being sworn in were 18 MPs from the

Members of Greece’s new parliament have taken their oath of office at a religious ceremony. Among those being sworn in were 18 MPs from the

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Lukewarm response to new Greece government

With newspaper headlines asking ‘Can they?’ and calling them a ‘government without a grace period’, there is little trust from the press for the new

With newspaper headlines asking ‘Can they?’ and calling them a ‘government without a grace period’, there is little trust from the press for the new

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Greece: New government is sworn in

A day after Greece’s new prime minister took his oath of office, the debt-laden country’s coalition government has been formally sworn in. As

A day after Greece’s new prime minister took his oath of office, the debt-laden country’s coalition government has been formally sworn in. As

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Samaras gets down to work 'giving hope' to Greece

Thursday sees the first full day of work for Greece’s newly formed coalition government but Prime Minister Antonis Samaras still needs to name a

Thursday sees the first full day of work for Greece’s newly formed coalition government but Prime Minister Antonis Samaras still needs to name a

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Some sceptical over new government in Greece

With Greece close to bankruptcy, many citizens are sceptical about whether parties that have long dominated domestic politics can turn things

With Greece close to bankruptcy, many citizens are sceptical about whether parties that have long dominated domestic politics can turn things

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Greece: New prime minister urges national unity

Sworn in at a religious ceremony, Greece’s new prime minister could do with divine intervention as he strives to get the country out of its economic

Sworn in at a religious ceremony, Greece’s new prime minister could do with divine intervention as he strives to get the country out of its economic

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Greece: Samaras is sworn in as Prime Minister

Greece’s new prime minister says he will do everything he can to get the country out of crisis. Antonis Samaras, leader of the New Democracy party

Greece’s new prime minister says he will do everything he can to get the country out of crisis. Antonis Samaras, leader of the New Democracy party

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Clock ticks for Greece coalition talks

Greece’s centre-right New Democracy has just hours to form a coalition government. Political commentators say they expect party leader Antonis

Greece’s centre-right New Democracy has just hours to form a coalition government. Political commentators say they expect party leader Antonis

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Greece: growth versus austerity

A new government in Greece will mean changed circumstances, and so Brussels has said that Athens and its international lenders will have to

A new government in Greece will mean changed circumstances, and so Brussels has said that Athens and its international lenders will have to

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Socialist leader 'optimistic' of Greece coalition deal

It looks increasingly likely that Greece’s Conservative New Democracy will form a coalition government with the Socialist PASOK party after a

It looks increasingly likely that Greece’s Conservative New Democracy will form a coalition government with the Socialist PASOK party after a

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Greece's New Democracy close to a coalition deal

Sources inside Greece’s election winning New Democracy party say they expect third-placed PASOK to agree to form a coalition government later

Sources inside Greece’s election winning New Democracy party say they expect third-placed PASOK to agree to form a coalition government later

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Merkel rules out Greek concessions

This lady is not for turning is the warning Angela Merkel has delivered to Greece in the wake of its pro-bailout election vote. Shortly after

This lady is not for turning is the warning Angela Merkel has delivered to Greece in the wake of its pro-bailout election vote. Shortly after

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Greece seeks coalition after tight vote

After a nailbiting election, the race to form a new government in Greece has begun. For the winner, New Democracy leader Antonis Samaras, who will

After a nailbiting election, the race to form a new government in Greece has begun. For the winner, New Democracy leader Antonis Samaras, who will

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Back to the same for Greece?

How with the sharpest of eyes and intellect can you start to analyse the Greek elections? Dubbed the financial equivalent of the Cuban missile

How with the sharpest of eyes and intellect can you start to analyse the Greek elections? Dubbed the financial equivalent of the Cuban missile

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European leaders welcome Greek vote result

A result that will lead Greece back to growth is how some European heads have described the result of the parliamentary elections. Although the

A result that will lead Greece back to growth is how some European heads have described the result of the parliamentary elections. Although the

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Germany rejects talk of Greece bailout renegotiation

Germany says the terms of Greece’s 130 billion euro bailout should remain non-negotiable. The comments come after the anti-bailout Syriza party as

Germany says the terms of Greece’s 130 billion euro bailout should remain non-negotiable. The comments come after the anti-bailout Syriza party as

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Greece coalition talks continue on Tuesday

Talks are underway to form a coalition government in Greece following Sunday’s forced re-election.   Centre-right party New Democracy failed to grab

Talks are underway to form a coalition government in Greece following Sunday’s forced re-election.   Centre-right party New Democracy failed to grab

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European markets breathe sigh of relief

European stock markets opened higher on Monday following the results of Greece’s re-run election, which saw pro-bailout parties win a slim

European stock markets opened higher on Monday following the results of Greece’s re-run election, which saw pro-bailout parties win a slim

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Syriza leader vows to fight in opposition in Greece

The rise of Alexis Tsipras to political prominence was swift but in Sunday’s election the leader of the Syriza party failed to win a clear mandate

The rise of Alexis Tsipras to political prominence was swift but in Sunday’s election the leader of the Syriza party failed to win a clear mandate

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Pro-bailout party set to rule in Greece

Antonis Samaras is set to become the new prime minister of Greece. The 62-year-old’s New Democracy party achieved the highest percentage of votes in

Antonis Samaras is set to become the new prime minister of Greece. The 62-year-old’s New Democracy party achieved the highest percentage of votes in

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Pro-bailout party set to head new Greek government 

Greece’s future in the eurozone looks more secure, with parties committed to a bailout set to win a slim parliamentary majority after Sunday’s

Greece’s future in the eurozone looks more secure, with parties committed to a bailout set to win a slim parliamentary majority after Sunday’s

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Greece leaders cast votes in crucial repeat election

People in Greece have been going to the polls again in the full glare of the world’s eyes, amid warnings that the outcome of their general election

People in Greece have been going to the polls again in the full glare of the world’s eyes, amid warnings that the outcome of their general election

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Greeks ponder dramatic choice on decisive day

Some pollsters believe voters arriving at polling stations such were undecided almost till the last minute. It is thought that in towns and cities

Some pollsters believe voters arriving at polling stations such were undecided almost till the last minute. It is thought that in towns and cities

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Countdown to crucial election in Greece

With polls due to open in less than 24 hours, leftwing Syriza and the conservative New Democracy party are level-pegging in the race to win the

With polls due to open in less than 24 hours, leftwing Syriza and the conservative New Democracy party are level-pegging in the race to win the