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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 .

Elon Musk Launches Tesla Gigafactory in Berlin

Elon Musk officially opened Tesla's new German factory outside Berlin on Tuesday in a ceremony attended by German Chancellor Olaf Scholz and German Economy Minister Robert Habeck. The first electric vehicles produced at Gigafactory Berlin-Brandenburg, located in the town of...

Kaspersky Antivirus “Could be Used by Russia” for Cyber Attacks

Germany's cybersecurity agency called on users of Kaspersky antivirus software to switch to an alternative over fears the Russian cybersecurity firm could be used to facilitate cyber attacks by the Russian government. Russia’s military and intelligence activities in Ukraine, and...

Defeated Axis Powers Germany and Japan Rearm After Ukraine Invasion

Germany and Japan, the two main Axis powers defeated in World War II, are now rearming themselves following the Russian Invasion of Ukraine

Germany Seizes Russian Oligarch Alisher Usmanov’s Superyacht

A superyacht belonging to Russian oligarch Alisher Usmanov was seized by German authorities in Hamburg on Wednesday, according to Forbes. The German government has seized the Dilbar, Usmanov’s 512-foot yacht, the publication said, citing three unidentified industry sources. Built in...

60 Million Barrels of Oil to be Released from Strategic Reserves

The US and 30 other countries around the world committed to release 60 million barrels of oil from the strategic reserve on Tuesday in a bid to stabilize global energy markets after the Russian invasion of Ukraine. The members of...