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Germany Completely Rejects Greek Demands for War Reparations

One day after the Greek ambassador in Berlin presented a ''note verbale'' to the German Foreign Affairs Ministry, asking Germany to negotiate with Greece on outstanding World War I and II reparations and compensation, the German Ministry issued a direct...

Merkel Accepts German Responsibility for Nazi Crimes in Greece

Angela Merkel recognized Germany's responsibility for WW II war crimes committed by the Nazis in Greece during her meeting with the Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos on Friday. Following her laying a wreath at the Unknown Soldier's Monument at Syntagma square,...

Tsipras Says Reparations "Moral Debt To All Peoples of Europe"

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Monday visited the town of Kalavryta, where the entire population of the town was executed by German occupation troops during WWII. Speaking to the local people about the December 13, 1943 atrocity, Tsipras said that German...

War Reparations Council: 'Greece's Fair Demands Not Satisfied in the Least'

  The Greek Council for German World War II reparations have sent a letter to the country's prime minister, the president of the Parliament and the leaders of the parties represented in the Greek and European Parliaments, informing them that it is...

Greece Never Waived Claims for Either WWI or WWII, Parliamentary Committee Says

A special Parliamentary Committee set up to pursue war reparations and debt owed by Germany was briefed on Thursday on a report concerning Greece's claims for German reparations and the repayment of a forced occupation loan, drafted by...

World War II Reparations Campaign in Athens Subway

Screens across Athens subway stations are showing a government-backed film in which Greece is demanding World War II reparations from Germany. The 50-second video clip shows footage from the Nazi occupation (1941-1944) that has cost Greece hundreds of thousands deaths...

Argyris Sfoundouris: The Man Who Reminded Germany the Nazi Crimes at Distomo

Argyris Sfoundouris was only four years old on June 10, 1944. He was playing with his three sisters in his home in Distomo, in central Greece, when suddenly some men in uniform broke down the door, dragged his parents out in...