Alexis Tsipras, Syriza party win Greece election after bailout negotiations

Alexis Tsipras
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About 35 percent of Greek voters elected to keep the left-wing Syriza party in power Sunday, just months after Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras lost popularity during the country's bailout negotiations with international creditors. In August, his party lost a majority in parliament.

But since Syriza didn't come away with an absolute majority in Sunday's vote, it will not be able to form a government on its own, BBC News reports. Eight parties are poised to win parliament seats.

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