Greece's former PM Alexis Tsipras leading again this election

September 19, 2015 12:37 PM

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Greece's election hung on a knife-edge on Saturday as radical former premier Alexis Tsipras retook a slight lead in the final hours of a tight race against the conservatives for the helm of government.

Hours before a midnight ban on voter surveys expired on Friday, a brace of polls forecast victory for Tsipras over conservative party chief Vangelis Meimarakis by margins ranging from 0.7 to 3.0 percentage points. However, pollsters advise caution with many recalling the 2000 election that was decid...

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