Greece
Calamos Supports GreeceCalamos Supports Greece

Spiegel

More Than 61,100 Refugees and Migrants Trapped in Greece

There are more than 61,100 migrants and refugees trapped in Greece, according to the latest tally and on Sunday morning another 54 arrivals lifted the total number to 61,177 people. 15,864 of these refugees are currently being hosted on...

Spiegel Critical of Schaeuble's 2-Tiered Approach to EU Member States

  German magazine Spiegel notes that German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble was not fair in his handling of Greece's economic crisis on account of the Greek government's left-wing government. Despite being warned by economists that the austerity measures strangled Greek...

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...

German Chancellor Merkel: 'Greek PM Drove Greece into a Wall'

German Chancellor Angela Merkel appeared frustrated during her speech to CDU members, published in Spiegel magazine, where she talked about Greek Prime Minister Alexis’ Tsipras’ stance and his decision to move forward with the referendum. The article stressed that Merkel...

Foreign Media Reports on Meeting of European Leaders

German media appear optimistic after the seven European leaders’ meeting on Thursday March 19, in Brussels. German magazine Spiegel Online notes that the fact that the European leaders took the time to meet with Alexis Tsipras is an important symbolic...

German Paper Reports on Unpaid Work in Greece

A recent article in German daily Der Spiegel, entitled Warum Jannis auch ohne Lohn arbeitet ('Why is Yannis working without a salary?') addresses the problem of unpaid work in Greece. The newspaper told the story of 32 year-old Yannis, who after many years of...

Giannis Mpoutaris, "Soros Gives Money to the Poor, But What About Other Greek Tycoons?"

  The Mayor of Thessaloniki, Greece, Giannis Mpoutaris inaugurated the first center of Solidarity Now in the middle of the city. He made special reference to the Open Society Foundation of the American investor George Soros, and donations made by the organization...

Der Spiegel Lashes Out Against Greece

The popular German magazine Der Spiegel, lashes out against Greece, specifically targeting the Prime Minister Antonis Samaras. The magazine refers to the Greek Prime Minister as a “liar” and “out of touch with reality.” Next to the photograph of Samaras...

Michaloliakos' Custody Tops Global Headlines

A court decision to remand Golden Dawn leader Nikolaos Michaloliakos in custody has topped the headlines of the foreign media. In Britain, the Guardian goes under the title "Golden Dawn leader jailed pending trial after Athens hearing," while BBC’s main...

Greeks First in Plastic Surgery

Spiegel, in an article published on May 9, draws attention to the paradoxical record that Greeks hold in plastic surgery despite the economic crisis. So except for a record in unemployment, in public debt and business bankruptcies, Greece now...