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Greeks vote on what answer to give international lenders: yes or no

Greeks vote on what answer to give international lenders: yes or no

Greeks began flocking to polling booths Sunday to vote in a momentous referendum that could decide the country’s financial fate in the short term and its role in Europe in the long term. Among those casting ballots in the first few hours was Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, the young left-wing leader who is encouraging his compatriots to say “no” to a bailout offer from international lenders that would entail more painful austerity cuts for Greece. Tsipras says a “no” victory would put him in a stronger position to demand concessions from the lenders, most of which are fellow Eurozone countries. Officials in several of those countries have scoffed at...

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