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Greece won't bow to 'politics of submission'

New PM wants "viable, mutually beneficial solution" with creditors, even as he halts privatisation of main port

"Our people are suffering and demand respect . . . we must bleed to defend their dignity," Mr Tsipras (3rd from left) says; his party has forged a coalition with the nationalist Independent Greeks, who are equally opposed to the fiscal cuts imposed in return for bailout loans.


GREECE'S radical new Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras warned on Wednesday that it would no longer blindly submit to the EU and demanded a "fair" deal with its creditors.

Mr Tsipras said that he wanted a "viable, mutually beneficial solution" to the "humanitarian disaster" that...

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