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German Study Finds 1 in 5 Greek Children Harmed by Austerity

A study by the Germany's Bertelsmann Institute published in German newspaper Deutsche Welle refers to the consequences of the economic crisis and years of austerity in South European countries. There has been an exacerbation of problems over the last...

Spiegel: This Holiday Greeks Will Recieve Fewer Gifts

"The Greeks are getting less" is the title of an article on the website of German paper Spiegel. The article claims that this holiday, Greeks will receive far fewer gifts due to the fall in turnover of Greek stores...

Worry, Fear, Insecurity: The International Media on Greek Political Developments

After the third successive unsuccessful ballot for the election of the new President of the Hellenic Republic, international media once again has their eyes on the Greek Parliament, with reports mainly focused on the uncertainty emerging from the early...

Greece Places Last on EU Social Justice Index

According to the Social Justice Index, developed by researchers at the German Bertelsmann Foundation, Greece holds the last place in the rankings of the 28 EU member states. Sweden was placed first, followed by Finland, Denmark and the Netherlands. Deutsche...

DW: 'Greek Artists Defy Economic Crisis'

The German newspaper Deutsche Welle published an article today, June 9, on Greek artists, focusing on how they have dealt with the economic crisis in Greece. It has been one year since the state television and radio broadcaster ERT was...

Joachim Gauck: The Germans Wronged the Greeks

The President of Germany Joachim Gauck in a revealing interview with  Deutsche Welle, admitted that in the past his country has treated Greece very cruelly. According to him, at the time being, resources available to Greece will create strong...

Video Showing Coast Guard Officers Threatening Immigrants

A few days after the tragedy on the island of Farmakonisi, eastern Greece, that left the Greek and international community shocked, the Deutsche Welle presented a video that reveals the maltreatment of immigrants  by Greek coast guard officers and the...

German Agencies: “Greece is Not Suitable For European Presidency”

  In a few days, Greece will assume the six-month rotating presidency of the EU and German media openly doubt Greece’s capability to effectively handle all the European challenges that lay ahead. Despite the fact that the Greek Prime Minister, Antonis...

German Press on Samaras-Merkel Meeting

There are various reactions coming from the German Press in regards to the meeting between Antonis Samaras and Angela Merkel. The comments floating around about Greece's progress range from very positive to negative. The Die Welt reported the warm words...

Germans See Greek Black Hole

The news that Greece, already surviving on $325 billion in two bailouts from international lenders, could need another 10 billion euros ($13.34 billion) has many Germans throwing up their hands in exasperation. Germany is the biggest backer of the...