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What Does the New German Government Mean for Greece?

Greece anticipates the plans of the new German government, after the three parties announced their agreement on a governing coalition

Greece’s Often-Strained Relations With Germany Dominate Merkel’s Visit

The relations between Greece and Germany that were strained during last decade's debt crisis dominated talks of Chancellor Angela Merkel in Athens on Friday. Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis reminded Merkel of the austerity Germany imposed on Greece. "You admitted that...

Angela Merkel Pays Highly Symbolic Visit to Greece

Outgoing German Chancellor Angela Merkel is visiting Athens, Greece on October 28 and 29. As part of her last official visit to the Greek capital as Chancellor of Germany, she will meet once again with Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis. Merkel...

Angela Merkel to Visit Greece in Late October

Angela Merkel will make her final official visit as German Chancellor to Greece on October 29. Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis reportedly invited the outgoing Chancellor to visit the Greek capital during an EU Summit meeting in Slovenia earlier this...

Former EU Chief Juncker Blames Merkel On Handling of Greek Crisis

Former European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker criticized outgoing German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s handling the Greek debt crisis in 2015 on Thursday, saying that her “hesitations” and “reluctance” undermined efforts to deal with the situation. “I think her biggest failure was...

German Chancellor Merkel Exits with Good Reviews — But Not from Greece

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is leaving office after 16 years, receiving favorable  assessment internationally, the same has not been forthcoming from Greece. According to the Pew Research Center, the departing German Chancellor has been rated positively in almost all of the...

Germany Declares Greece Coronavirus Risk Area

Germany declared the nation of Greece a "coronavirus risk area," signifying all returning German nationals must present a negative test.

G-7 Nations Plan to Donate 1 Billion Vaccine Doses to the World

The G-7 Nations plan to donate 1 billion COVID-19 vaccines to the rest of the world, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced on Thursday leading up to the Summit. This comes after United States President Joe Biden said he...

Are Greece-Turkey Talks the Nail in the Coffin of Turkish Sanctions?

The Greece-Turkey exploratory talks that were widely anticipated in the international political world recommenced on Monday, with the two sides agreeing to meet again. Despite the fact that the diplomats agreed to continue talks in Athens in the near future,...

European Leaders Blast Erdogan after Tirade

Leaders from around Europe condemned Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's inflammatory statements against French President Emmanuel Macron. German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte, and Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis condemned Erdogan's assertion that Macron need psychiatric treatment...