Greece's anti-bailout Syriza party wins election

January 25, 2015 8:13 PM

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Greece's anti-bailout Syriza party wins election

ATHENS, Greece – The anti-bailout Syriza party won a clear victory in austerity-weary Greece's national election on Sunday, according to projections by state-run TV's exit poll.

But it was uncertain whether the radical left-wing party, led by 40-year-old Alexis Tsipras, had won by a big enough margin over Prime Minister Antonis Samaras' incumbent conservatives to govern alone. For that, they need a minimum 151 of parliament's 300 seats.

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