Saturday, 16 June 2012

As Greece prepares to vote, the world holds its collective breath

A woman walks past pre-election posters in Athens on June 16, 2012.
Greek Election
Elections are supposed to determine the will of the people, to set a nation on a new course with a government that enjoys the mandate of the majority. In splintered Greece, the vote on Sunday is shaping up as a challenge to this time-honoured rule of democracy.