Leader of the left-wing Syriza party Alexis Tsipras, center, speaks to the media after his meeting with Greek President Karolos Papoulias, in Athens, on Monday, May 26, 2014. Greece’s main

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Leader of the left-wing Syriza party Alexis Tsipras, center, speaks to the media after his meeting with Greek President Karolos Papoulias, in Athens, on Monday, May 26, 2014. Greece’s main opposition party has formally requested an early general election after winning Sunday’s vote for the European Parliament, arguing that the country’s conservative government lacks the legitimacy to implement reforms related to international bailouts. Tsipras, visited Greece’s president Monday to make the request “to restore the democratic order in the country.” (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)

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Tue, May 27, 2014 10:43 AM EDT