SYRIZA launches search for coalition partner

epa04585491 Alexis Tsipras (R), leader of radical leftist SYRIZA party, meets with Independent Greeks (ANEL) leader Panos Kammenos (L) during the process of the formation of a new government, in Athens, Greece, 26 January 2015. Greece’s leftist SYRIZA party lon 26 January aunched its search for a coalition partner after a landslide win in parliamentary elections. Tsipras narrowly missed earning an outright majority in the 300-seat Parliament after defeating the conservative New Democracy party, led by Prime Minister Antonis Samaras. Leftist SYRIZA and the right-wing populist Independent Greeks party agree on little except their mutual hostility towards the terms under which Greece received an international bailout. EPA/LEFTERIS PITARAKIS / POOL

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