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Tsipras needs to get cracking now

Mr Tsipras secured a big win in the elections. Despite breaking almost all the promises he made when he was first elected in January, he ended up with almost the same percentage of the vote and the same number of members of parliament after Friday's vote. Together with his coalition partner, they will have 155 MPs in the 300-seat parliament.

IT IS all up to Alexis Tsipras now. The Greek leftist politician's electoral triumph means no domestic forces can stop him implementing the country's 86 billion euro (S$136.6 billion) bailout deal. The big question is whether the prime minister has the will and the competence to do so. If not,...

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