Samaras Makes Final Campaign Appeal as Greek Vote Looms

January 23, 2015 1:38 PM

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The fight for power in Greece enters its final hours, with Prime Minister Antonis Samaras making a last-ditch appeal to voters as he tries to defy opinion polls showing a victory for his anti-austerity opponent.

The month-long election campaign wraps up on Friday when Samaras addresses a rally of his New Democracy party at 6 p.m. in Athens. Alexis Tsipras, who leads the opposition Syriza group, will speak on the island of Crete in the evening. The nationwide ballot is on Jan. 25.

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