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    Syriza Party Wins Greek Snap Parliamentary Elections

    Syriza, or Radical Coalition of the Left, is leading with 36.34 percent of votes and is expected to win 149 seats, just two short of an absolute majority. Snap parliamentary elections took place in Greece on Sunday. Under the Greek constitution, voting is an obligatory procedure for each citizen. A voter not coming to the elections without a good reason might be subject to an imprisonment up to one year. The snap elections have received a lot of attention around the globe, with over 850 accredited journalists from 45 countries coming to cover the vote.