Greek leftists Syriza aim for historic election win

January 25, 2015 12:10 AM

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Greek leftists Syriza aim for historic election win

ATHENS (Reuters) - Greeks vote on Sunday in a historic election expected to bring in a government led by the leftwing Syriza party, which has promised to take on international lenders and roll back painful austerity measures imposed during years of economic crisis.

Barring a huge upset, victory for Syriza, which has led opinion polls for months, would produce the first euro zone government openly committed to cancelling the austerity terms of its EU and IMF-backed bailout program.

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