Greece's new PM to name caretaker cabinet members as country heads to early election

August 28, 2015 6:44 AM

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Greece's new PM to name caretaker cabinet members as country heads to early election

Outgoing Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, right, shakes hands with Greece's new Prime Minister Vassiliki Thanou, after a handover ceremony as he leaves the Maximou mansion in Athens, on Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015. Greece came one step closer on Thursday to early elections with President Prokopis Pavlopoulos appointing the head of the country's Supreme Court Vassiliki Thanou as caretaker prime minister to lead the country to next month's polls.(AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris) (The Associated Press)

Vassiliki Thanou, signs a document during a swearing in ceremony at the Presidential Palace in Athens, Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015, to become Greece's first female prime minister. Greece came one step closer on Thursday to early elections with President Prokopis Pavlopoulos appointing the head of the co...

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