Tsipras on stage with desired coalition partner Kammenos (Photo: Syriza)

'Vindicated' Tsipras wins Greek elections

Greek voters decided on Sunday (20 September) that Alexis Tsipras and his far-left Syriza party should be the ones to continue carrying out bailout-required reforms which they initially opposed, in an election that echoed the ballot which catapulted Tsipras to power in January.

With 99.5 percent of the votes counted, Syriza emerged as the big winner with 35.47 percent. Voter turnout was 56 percent. Syriza will now re-enter the Greek parliament with 145 seats, only four less than its lan...

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