WORLD Polls open in Greece's first post-bailout general election

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Polls open in Greece's first post-bailout general election

AFP

12:30, July 07, 2019

Polls opened in Greece's first national election of the post-bailout era Sunday, with leftist Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras's Syriza party expected to be ousted by the conservative opposition.

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Supporters of leftist Syriza party shouts slogans and wave flags during the speech of Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras in a pre-election rally in Athens, Greece, July 5, 2019. (File photo: VCG)

Polling stations opened at 07:00 am (0400 GMT) and will close at 07:00 pm with 9,903,864 Greeks having the right to vote, according to the Athens News Agency.

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