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Slap puts sting in Greek election fight
Politician from Greek far-right party now a fugitive after hitting out at political rival on live television.
Last Modified: 08 Jun 2012 19:56

A politician from Greece's far-right Golden Dawn party is now a fugitive after assaulting a colleague on a live television talk show.

Prosecutors have issued an arrest warrant for Ilias Kasidiaris, the party's spokesman.

The attack has shocked many Greeks who are just days away from elections which could determine their future in the eurozone.

From Athens, John Psaropoulos reports.

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