GREECE: Irene?

GREECE Irene? Rain fell on election day. "Tears," said an Athens policeman, looking up at the sky. He meant that 2,750 of the 3,000 candidates for Greece's 250-man Parliament would be disappointed.

Few, however, would be able to say that they were robbed. The election was the cleanest and most orderly in the history of modern Greece. In Athens, not a shot was fired in anger. Said a voter: "It was not like this in the old days. I remember when ambulances dashed about picking up bodies. This is like a British election."


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