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Greece will seek a "fair, mutually beneficial" deal with its EU creditors on renegotiating its multi-billion bailout and huge debt, newly-elected Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said Wednesday. Among Greece's priorities is "a new renegotiation with its peers in search of a viable, fair, mutually beneficial solution," Tsipras said at his cabinet's inaugural meeting. The new left-wing government that stormed to power in Sunday's general elections insists that recession-hit Greece cannot recover without a generous debt reduction and an end to austerity cuts.
Serbian world number one Novak Djokovic blasted Canada's Milos Raonic in straight sets to make his fifth Australian Open semi-final on Wednesday. The top seed was in brilliant form in dishing out a 7-6 (7/5), 6-4, 6-2 hammering of the world number eight in two hours and will face defending champion Stan Wawrinka for a place in Sunday's final. Swiss fourth seed Wawrinka upset Djokovic in last year's quarter-finals on the way to winning the Australian Open for his first major title. This year Djokovic looks the player to beat and was in outstanding touch on Rod Laver Arena, hitting 33 winners and just 17 unforced errors, with three service breaks and winning 89 percent of his first serves.