Greece has had a hard time dealing with austerity measures imposed by its European counterparts. But there's one mayor, the tattooed, foul-mouthed scion of a winemaking dynasty, who European leaders call a "beacon of hope" for the country.
Until recently, the neo-Nazi Golden Dawn party enjoyed substantial popularity in Greece. Then, two weeks ago, a Golden Dawn member admitted to killing anti-fascist rapper Pavlos Fyssas. In the following days, Greek authorities arrested more than 20 Golden Dawn members, including much of the party's leadership.
Today, Greece became the first developed country to default on an IMF loan. What happens next is uncertain, but the man who now oversees Greece's economy warned years ago that a default could ripple across the globe.
Voters in Greece have thrown their support behind Alexis Tsipras, the leader of a left-wing, anti-austerity party called Syriza. Tsipras says his first task as prime minister will be to renegotiate the tough economic measures imposed on Greece by the Eurozone, the International Monetary Fund and the European Central Bank. Tsipras says he wants to give Greeks their dignity back.