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Greece announces first female prime minister

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On Friday, Vassiliki Thanou, the president of Greece’s supreme court, will become the prime minister of a caretaker government put in place by the office of president Prokopis Pavlopoulos. He announced that Thanou would become prime minister after a final effort for leaders to form a coalition failed and Alexis Tsipras, the outgoing prime minister, resigned last week. After being sworn in, Thanou will lead the country to elections, which are to be held next month.

Read the full article at The Guardian.

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