Greek banker once jailed by junta takes on new fight

ATHENS, June 22: As a young student, banker Vassilis Rapanos was jailed in one of Greece’s most infamous prisons for fighting a military dictatorship. Four decades later he is facing what may be an even bigger battle as Greece’s new finance minister, charged with negotiating with foreign powers exasperated by the near-bankrupt country’s repeated failure to keep reform pledges. (agencies)

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