Syriza supporters celebrate as the results come in
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Greek election: Syriza 'heading for famous victory'

Exit polls suggest a clear victory for the anti-austerity Syriza party in Greece's closely fought general election.

One poll suggested Syriza took 35.5% of the votes, while another suggested it took 39.5% - well ahead of the ruling New Democracy party on 23%-27%.

It is still unclear whether Syriza has enough votes to govern the country alone, but the BBC's Chris Morris says the party is heading for "a famous victory'".

  • 25 Jan 2015
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