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EU Firefighters Arrive in Greece for Summer Mission

Greece welcomed on Friday the first contingent of a total of 200 EU firefighters who started their mission to assist the work of their Greek colleagues during the summer firefighting season. The Romanian contingent, which was the first foreign unit...

Croatia, Germany Triumph at Beach Handball Championships in Greece

The 2022 IHF Beach Handball World Championships were decided this weekend in Crete. In a colorful spectacle at the Karteros Beach Sports Complex, Croatia’s talented men’s team and a well-oiled German women’s team rose to the occasion, snagging gold...

Germany Restarts Coal Plants After Russia Severs Gas Supply

Germany will reopen its high-polluting coal power plants after Russia cut off its gas pipeline to Europe. The emergency decision announced Sunday came as Germany tries to avert a supply shortage and as the continent struggles to respond to reductions...

Germany Condemns Turkey’s Overflights as Erdogan Severs Ties with Greece

On Wednesday, Germany condemned the violation of Greece's air space and overflights by Turkey's military aircraft above Greek islands. Following Tuesday's meeting between chancellor Olaf Scholz and PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis, the deputy spokesperson of the German federal government Wolfgang Büchner...

Greece Gets New Arms from Germany, Sends Older to Ukraine

Germany announced on Tuesday that it will send a fleet of cutting edge infantry fighting vehicles (IFV) to Greece, and then Athens will send its older weapons to Ukraine. The announcement came after German Chancellor Olaf Scholz met with Greek...

Greek Shipper to Provide Germany with Liquified Gas Storage Facilities

A Greek shipping company has struck a deal this week with Germany to provide two floating liquified gas units as Berlin tries to reduce its reliance on Russian gas. George Prokopiou’s Dynagas Ltd signed the agreement for the storage and...

Germany Seizes Russian Oligarch’s $600 Million Superyacht

On Wednesday, Germany seized the world’s largest superyacht after “extensive investigations” determined that it is owned by the sister of the sanctioned Russian oligarch, Alisher Usmanov. Germany’s federal crime office (BKA) said that despite efforts at what it called “offshore...

Germany Looted Hundreds of Greek Antiquities from Samos Island

German researchers have tracked down and documented hundreds of antiquities located in Berlin museums that were looted from the island of Samos, Greece. A report in Deutsche Welle on Wednesday says that a book was just published after years of...

What Do Germans Think About Greeks?

Germans and Greeks have had an uneasy relationship since the foundation of modern Greece in the 19th century when the Bavarian king Otto was put on the throne of the newly created state. Often bitter and tumultuous, the hostility between...

The Greek Legacy that is Pilates

Inspired by Greek heritage and philosophies, Pilates is one of the most well-known and popular exercise regimes of the world .