Small parties to play outsized role in Greek election

December 30, 2014 5:57 PM

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Small parties to play outsized role in Greek election

ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece's splintered political landscape means small, often relatively new parties may determine whether the winner of elections next month can cobble together a lasting government and avoid a new financial crisis.

The Jan. 25 vote marks a showdown between the conservative New Democracy party of Prime Minister Antonis Samaras, who imposed unpopular budget cuts under Greece's international bailout deal, and the radical leftist Syriza of Alexis Tsipras, who wants to cancel austerity along with a chunk of Greek d...

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