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Syriza splits Greek electorate as vote looms

The people of Greece go to the polls on Sunday in one of the most crucial general elections in the country's history.

The choice before voters is to keep a government pledged to economic reform and budget cuts - or to vote for the radical anti-austerity party, Syriza, which is promising to end what it calls Greece's "national humiliation".

Mark Lowen is in Athens

  • 23 Jan 2015
  • From the section Europe
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