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Merkel Tells Germans: Take Greek Holidays

She's known to many Greeks beleaguered by austerity measures that she supports as an enemy, but German Chancellor Angela Merkel is advising Germans that they should take vacations in Greece this year. That came as tourism bookings from Germany are...

Munich’s Greeks To Samaras: Where’s Our Schools?

Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras' visit to Bavaria in Germany, was met with a barrage of protest from Greeks living in Munich who protested that they don't have schools for their children while he was boasting he had solved...

Belgium’s Greeks Protest Merkel and Austerity

A spontaneous protest was held on Oct. 9 in Brussels in front of the Greek embassy, against the visit to Athens of German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Left-wing activists, Members of the European Parliamen from the Greek Coalition of the Radical...

Schaeuble Says Greece Will Get Loan Installment

As German Chancellor Angela Merkel was set to visit Athens on Oct. 9 to meet Prime Minister Antonis Samaras, German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schäeuble said Greece will get a delayed $38.8 billion loan installment that is the last due...

Dimitriou a Greek Link with Merkel On Greece’s Debt

He's not the Greek Prime Minister, but Costas Dimitriou, President of the Association for the Greek Communities of Germany, sees German Chancellor Angela Merkel every three months in Berlin to have some serious talks about Greece. They discuss Greece's financial...

Forget Knockwurst, Merkel Likes Greek Food

Greeks may not be big fans of German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who is insisting on more and more austerity measures for them, but there's something about Greece she loves: the food. Merkel has been eating at the Cassambalis Greek gourmet...

A Part of German Media Now Singing Greece’s Praises

What seems like a relentless barrage of negative articles in the German press about Greece's economic crisis and portraying Greeks as lazy and corrupt is gradually being replaced by more positive stories, the President of the Federation of Greek...

British Paper Says Greece is Europe’s Beggar

Under the title The Greek Patient Returns for More Help, the British newspaper The Independent described Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras' visit to European leaders to ask for more time to implement reforms and austerity as, “the Greek begging...

Merkel’s Ministers Want to End Greek Bailouts

German Chancellor Angela Merkel, facing a tumultuous political year, has returned from holidays, only to face a deepening Eurozone crisis and threats from her senior ministers that Germany should veto the next aid package for Greece. Merkel's Christian Democratic Union...