Why Greeks are voting sooner than planned

Published on 17 Sep 2015, 18:36
Why is debt-strapped Greece holding early elections?

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras pushed lenders for better terms, failed, then conceded. Anti-austerity diehards mutinied.

Tsipras resigned to seek a fresh endorsement: "With your vote, you will judge if the agreement has the right conditions to break this impasse, to help revive the economy, and whether this helps us to put an end to memoranda and cruel austerity measures."

Promising to end austerity was what landed Tsipras the job in Janua…
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