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Varoufakis, scourge of Greece's int'l creditors, steps aside

During five months of fruitless talks between Athens and its creditors, Mr Varoufakis' blunt negotiating tactics often angered those across the table.


GREECE'S maverick finance minister Yanis Varoufakis, who announced his surprise resignation on Monday, achieved near-celebrity status with an urban-cool image and visceral attacks on the country's international creditors.

In the culmination of his verbal barbs on the eve of