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Poll lead for Greece's Syriza narrows as Tsipras presses for new mandate

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ATHENS - Former Greek premier Alexis Tsipras urged supporters on Saturday to give him a fresh mandate to complete the country's political transformation, as polls showed his leftist Syriza party's lead slipping ahead of elections next month.

Greek opinion polls show Syriza leads but by narrow margin

ATHENS - Former Greek premier Alexis Tsipras's leftwing Syriza party is leading the conservative opposition by a narrow margin ahead of next month's snap election, two surveys showed on Saturday, suggesting momentum may be shifting towards the opposition.

World, 12:25pm EDT

IMF's Lagarde says restructuring should suffice for Greek debt

ZURICH - A form of debt restructuring rather than outright forgiveness should enable Greece to handle its "unviable" debt burden, the head of the International Monetary Fund was quoted as telling a Swiss newspaper.

IMF 7:11am EDT

Greece's Syriza to win election but face setback, polls show

ATHENS - Former Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras' leftist Syriza will emerge as the biggest party in next month's election but without the majority it was hoping for, the first opinion polls since he resigned last week showed on Friday.

World, 28 Aug 2015

Greece's Syriza to win election but face setback, polls show

ATHENS - Former Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras' leftist Syriza will emerge as the biggest party in next month's election but without the majority it was hoping for, the first opinion polls since he resigned last week showed on Friday. | Video

World, 28 Aug 2015

With election near, Tsipras faces widening rift within Syriza

ATHENS - Greek leftist leader Alexis Tsipras has seen off a threat from far-left rebels but his anti-austerity-turned-pro-bailout Syriza party is struggling through a deeply divisive identity crisis weeks before a national election.

World, 28 Aug 2015

Greek judge appointed caretaker PM ahead of elections

ATHENS - Greece's top Supreme Court judge was sworn in as caretaker prime minister on Thursday to lead the country to elections next month, ending a week of political deadlock after leftist leader Alexis Tsipras resigned.

World, 27 Aug 2015

Greek judge appointed caretaker PM ahead of elections

ATHENS - Greece's top Supreme Court judge was sworn in as caretaker prime minister on Thursday to lead the country to elections next month, ending a week of political deadlock after leftist leader Alexis Tsipras resigned.

World, 27 Aug 2015

Greece's Varoufakis says will not take part in 'sad elections'

ATHENS - Yanis Varoufakis will not take part in "sad" elections expected next month in Greece and will instead focus on setting up a new movement to "restore democracy" across Europe, the former Greek finance minister told Reuters on Thursday.

World, 27 Aug 2015

ESM's Regling says Greek debt relief possible, but no haircut

BERLIN - The head of the European Stability Mechanism said on Thursday that options for easing Greece's debt burden included extending loan maturities, suspending interest payments and transferring central bank profits, but he ruled out a debt "haircut".

27 Aug 2015