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Legal Experts: Greece Has Grounds for WWII Reparations

A growing number of legal experts are supporting Greece's demands over the German war reparations from the country's brutal Nazi occupation during World War II. Despite the official German refusal to address the issue, legal experts say now Athens...

German Couple Visits Greece and Pay Share of War Reparations

A German couple who recently visited Greece decided to take the first step towards the redemption of the Greek World War II reparations. The two Germans, Nina Lahge and Ludwich Zacaro, calculated that their share from the war reparations...

German FinMin Schaeuble: War Reparations Issue Is Over

The long standing dispute regarding Germany's war reparations toward Greece have once again topped news headlines in both countries, amid a “cold” period in their relations. German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble has once again ruled out the possibility of a...

What if the Greeks Are Really Entitled to War Reparations?

"What if the Greeks are really entitled to war reparations?" This is the title of an article published today by German newspaper Bild. As it highlighted, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is willing to finance the social program his...

German Vice Chancellor to Greek Govt: Forget the WWII Reparations

German Vice Chancellor, Economy Minister and leader of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) Sigmar Gabriel in a public appearance earlier today, following a renewed demand from Greece's new leftist Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, ruled out the possibility of Berlin...

New Greek PM Lays Flowers to Kessariani Memorial Instead of Unknown Soldier Tomb

To the Kessariani War Memorial, where he laid flowers in tribute to those executed by the Nazis during the country's 1941-1944 occupation, went the new Prime Minister of Greece, Alexis Tsipras, straight after his oath before the President of the Hellenic...

German Govt Refuses 11 Billion Euro Debt over Nazi Occupation Loan to Greece

The spokesperson for the German Ministry of Finance, Martin Jager, during a public appearance yesterday ruled out the possibility of a Greek debt haircut. While commenting on scenarios on an electoral win of Greek main opposition party, SYRIZA, he...

Rare Photos of Greece 's Heroic Tale of 1940-1941

On the occasion of Greece 's National Celebration of October 28, 1940, Greek Reporter presents the heroic tale of the Greco-Italian War and the following deep "winter" of the country's triple occupation through rare photos from the archive of Hellenic Army...

Greek Villages Recognized as Martyr Cities 73 Years After Nazi Occupation

Seventy-three years after the Nazi atrocities against Greece during the German occupation, the Council of State approved a presidential decree draft recognizing four Greek villages and one town as martyr cities. The Greek Supreme Court gave the green light for the...

Remembering the First Act of Resistance Against Fascism

In late May 1941, just a month had passed after the surrender of Athens to the Germans, who were in the process of seizing Crete. Two young Greeks, Manolis Glezos and Lakis Santas, like thousands of Athenians, couldn't stand seeing...