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Greece coalition talks fail

Greece's politicians have yet again failed to agree a new government, after the latest round of coalition talks.

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Greek Socialists reject leftist coalition offer

Greek Socialist leader Evangelos Venizelos has rejected joining a coalition led by a leftist party opposed to an international bailout.

However, said he would continue efforts to form a government when he receives a mandate from the country's president.

After meeting with Left Coalition leader Alexis Tsipras, Venizelos said:

"At the current stage we cannot reach a deal, but must continue the effort."

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