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Athens (AFP) - 17:04 GMT - -- Syriza '35.5% to 39.5%' -- - Radical left party Syriza has won a historic victory in Greece's general election that could impact the course of austerity in Europe, exit polls show. Syriza took between 35.5 percent and 39.5 percent of the vote according to the polls, placing its 40-year-old leader Alexis Tsipras on a path to become Greece's youngest prime minister in 150 years. 17:02 GMT - -- explosion of joy -- - There is an explosion of joy at the Syriza stage in central Athens as first estimates give the party a 39 percent share of the vote, reports Marina Rafenberg. 16:49 GMT - -- crowd gathering -- - Already around 100 people have gathered on Klafthmonos in central Athens where Syriza have put up a stage.