Greek election eases fears

Associated Press
A man looks at the front pages of newspapers the day before general elections in Thessaloniki, Greece, Saturday, June 16, 2012. Greeks vote for the second time in six weeks Sunday amid fears that the country could be forced out of the euro if they reject the strict austerity measures taken in return for billions of euros in rescue loans from other European countries and the International Monetary Fund. (AP Photo/Dimitri Messinis)

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Greeks voted in crucial elections on Sunday, June 17, with the center-right New Democracy party receiving about 30 percent of the vote, according to the government's projections. The results will likely keep Greece and its ailing economy in the euro zone, and ease fears among the world's financial markets.

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