Leftist Syriza party wins Greek electionLeftist Syriza party wins Greek election

ATHENS -- The radical anti-austerity Syriza party has won Greece’s general election, setting the stage for a showdown with the EU over its massive bailout.

With 80 percent of polling stations counted, Syriza is set to win 149 seats in the 300 seat parliament, just short of a 151-seat majority.

Tuesday: 70th Holocaust Memorial DayTuesday: 70th Holocaust Memorial Day

AUSCHWITZ-BIRKENAU -- Auschwitz is the most infamous of all Nazi camps, and its 1.1 million victims will be commemorated on January 27, the date of its liberation by Soviet troops in 1945.

Jan 26: Huge asteroid to “narrowly” miss EarthJan 26: Huge asteroid to “narrowly” miss Earth

SPACE -- Asteroid 2004 BL86 will pass within 1.2 million km of Earth on January 26/27 – the closest it will get for the next 200 years.

World Agenda for February available nowWorld Agenda for February available now

LONDON -- Events include general elections in Nigeria, the release of a U.S. government report on the Keystone XL pipeline, and an aviation safety conference in Montreal.

Intel points to secret Syrian nuclear baseIntel points to secret Syrian nuclear base

DAMASCUS -- New intelligence suggests that Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad could be covertly building a new underground nuclear complex near the Lebanese border, aided by Iran and North Korea.

Feb 14: Cricket World CupFeb 14: Cricket World Cup

CHRISTCHURCH -- The hosts open the ICC Cricket World Cup down under with New Zealand facing Sri Lanka and Australia taking on England in Melbourne.

Mar 13-15: F1 Australian GPMar 13-15: F1 Australian GP

MELBOURNE -- Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton heads down under to open the defence of his title at the season curtain raiser in Albert Park.

Feb 6: Six Nations rugbyFeb 6: Six Nations rugby

ROME -- The northern hemisphere’s premier tournament gets underway - champions Ireland take on Italy, Wales host England and France face Scotland.

Mar 26-29: Qatar MotoGPMar 26-29: Qatar MotoGP

LOSAIL -- Repsol Honda’s Marc Marquez will once again be the man to beat in 2015 after winning two world championships in his first two attempts.

Feb 1: Super Bowl XLIXFeb 1: Super Bowl XLIX

GLENDALE, Arizona -- The New England Patriots, in a record eighth final, meet the Seattle Seahawks, bidding for a second consecutive title, at the University of Phoenix Stadium.

Feb 4: Soccer Copa LibertadoresFeb 4: Soccer Copa Libertadores

SAN LORENZO -- South America’s premier club competition kicks off with 38 teams from 11 countries battling it out to be crowned continental champions.


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