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The Latest Poll Shows Greek Elections Are on a Knife Edge

bloomberg.com — The latest poll from Greece shows that the country's Sept. 20 election could be too close to call. Alexis Tsipras's Syriza party would get 23 percent of the total vote if elections were held now, compared with 22.6 percent for the main opposition party, New Democracy, a voting-intentions survey by Alco published on Newsit.gr website shows.
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Greece’s Economy Surged as Tsipras Fought With EU Over Aid Deal

bloomberg.com — Greece's economy grew more than initially estimated in the second quarter as consumption surged during Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras's battle with the euro area over financial aid. Gross domestic product rose 0.9 percent, compared with an initial estimate on Aug. 13 of 0.8 percent, the Hellenic Statistical Authority in Athens said Friday.
Aug 28, 2015

#Greece’s Economy Surged as Tsipras Fought With EU Over Aid Deal bloom.bg/1Uh3oQd via @mbensass

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Tsipras's Lead Narrows as Greek Opposition Warns of Instability

bloomberg.com — Alexis Tsipras's lead over Greek opposition parties narrowed ahead of an early election next month, a poll showed today, as a vote-weary public has soured over unkept promises to end an age of austerity.

Greek Judge Sworn In as Premier to Take Country to Elections

bloomberg.com — Supreme Court President Vassiliki Thanou became Greece's sixth prime minister in five years on Thursday after she was sworn in to head a caretaker government to lead the country to elections. Elections are expected to be held on Sept. 20 after a week-long effort to form a government from the current parliament yielded no result.

Greek poll: Syriza 2.0 versus everyone else

iol.co.za — Athens - Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is betting he has more chance of building a governing coalition from Greece's fractured political landscape after a new election than by trying to rein in rebels within his party. As Tsipras seeks allies that can help him meet the conditions of the country's third bailout package, here's what he's got to work with.

Greek Election: Syriza 2.0 vs. What’s Left

bloomberg.com — Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is betting he has more chance of building a governing coalition from Greece's fractured political landscape after a new election than by trying to rein in rebels within his party. As Tsipras seeks allies that can help him meet the conditions of the country's third bailout package, here's what he's got to work with.
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Greek Election Will Pit Tsipras’s Syriza 2.0 Against What’s Left

bloomberg.com — Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is betting he has more chance of building a governing coalition from Greece's fractured political landscape after a new election than by trying to rein in rebels within his party. As Tsipras seeks allies that can help him meet the conditions of the country's third bailout package, here's what he's got to work with.

Greek Opposition Leader Likely to Fail in Bid to Form Government

bloomberg.com — Greece's main opposition figure, Evangelos Meimarakis, has until Monday to cobble together a big enough majority coalition to take a stab at governing, even as analysts predict his efforts are doomed. President Prokopis Pavlopoulos invited Meimarakis Friday to try to form a new administration within three days, part of the constitutional procedure set in motion by Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras's resignation.

Tsipras’s Greek Election Gamble After Syriza Split: Explainer

bloomberg.com — Greece's Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras quit and called for early elections, saying the Greek people "need to have their say" after his government took on a financial lifeline he once disavowed. He made the announcement late on Thursday, the day Greece received the initial 13 billion-euro ($14.6 billion) injection of funds from the country's third bailout.

Syriza Rebel Lawmakers Form 25-Strong Greek Political Party

bloomberg.com — A group of Greek lawmakers opposed to the country's bailout program split from Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras's Syriza party to run in elections under a separate banner. The lawmakers, whose names were read out by a deputy parliament speaker on television from Athens, will be called "Popular Unity" and led by former Energy Minister Panagiotis Lafazanis, ERT TV reported.
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Sep 02, 2015

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Sep 02, 2015

RT @SonyKapoor: Dear fellow English folk, did you know that St George - yes he of the St George's cross on our flag, was #Syrian? pic.twitter.com/qFWiIWIESL

Sep 02, 2015

RT @mnicoletos: S&P 500 seems to be in big trouble.. It broke the trend line from 2012 and the 50 DMA crossed the 200 on the donwside http:…

Sep 01, 2015

RT @MonaSukkarieh: If ENI's Zohr really extends into #Cyprus, it could be good news for #Total who gave up Block 10 but kept Block 11. pic.twitter.com/S2HeahIqVk


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