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post 29 January 2015
Read more from Paul Mason on his blog Tsipras: the reverse shock doctrine

Now the euphoria in Greece has subsided, it is being matched by astonishment in Berlin and the European Union institutions.

post 27 January 2015
Read more from Paul Mason on his blog Will Syriza's Greece go the same way as Chile under Allende?

Alexis Tsipras is deciding who should run which ministry in Greece. But how does Syriza take over a state whose armed forces and police are configured to suppress the left?

video 26 January 2015 World, Greece

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Can Syriza live up to the hype? - video

In the cold light of day - the morning after the night before - are Greek voters thinking more soberly about what the future now holds? Jon Snow speaks to people on the streets of Athens to find out.

article 26 January 2015 Greece
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Greek F-16 fighter plane crash kills 10

A Greek F-16 fighter jet has crashed in Spain killing 10 people just hours after many in Greece celebrated an election victory for a populist far-left party.

post 26 January 2015
Read more on Gary Gibbon's blog Cameron/Osborne: behold Greece and vote Conservative

Being asked about Greece was a tricky wicket for the Labour leader today. But the contrast with the blatant opportunism and attack mode of the Tories is striking.

article 26 January 2015 Greece
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What Syriza says about Europe's political past - and future

Syriza's victory in the Greek elections offers Europe the rare prospect of a left-wing government. Does Europe's post-war history of radical administrations offer any lessons for Alexis Tsipras?

article 26 January 2015 World, Greece
The far left party Syriza won the Greek elections after telling voters much of the country's debt would be written off. How likely is this? (Reuters)
Can Greece really walk away from its debts?

The far left party Syriza won the Greek elections after telling voters much of the country's debt would be written off. How likely is this?

article 26 January 2015 World, Greece
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As far-left win in Greece - 'far-right here to stay'

Their leaders are in prison, but after an election Greece's far-right Golden Dawn party is now the country's third biggest party. Experts tell Channel 4 News how it could grow further.

article 26 January 2015 World, Greece
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In pictures: anti-austerity Syriza wins Greek election

Syriza party has promised to take on international lenders and roll back austerity measures imposed during years of economic crisis.

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