Süddeutsche Zeitung

German Media: Greece Records Tourism Boom Amid Crisis

It is no secret that if it was not for tourism, the Greek economy would be in even worse shape than it is today. Greek tourism has been experiencing a boom which is getting bigger as the financial crisis...

IMF Chief Special Advisor Lipton: IMF Participation in Greek Bailout Only if Debt Conditions Are Met

David Lipton, Special Advisor to the Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), was interviewed by German newspaper Süddeutsche Zeitung. During the interview he refuted comments made by German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble that the IMF would acquiesce...

German Magazine Süddeutsche Zeitung Features Greek Artist to Aid in Refugee Crisis

As the civil war rages in Syria and thousands of people arrive in Greece on a daily basis in search of a better life and a brighter future, Greek artist Stelios Faitakis created a painting about the refugee crisis, titled...

International Media On Scenarios of a SYRIZA Govt in Greece

International media flirt more and more with the scenario of opposition party SYRIZA being the next government in Greece, in a way “forcing” banks, economists and analysts to prepare reports and examine the positive or negative economic effects of such...

Thessaloniki Praised by Suddeutsche Zeitung

German newspaper Süddeutsche Zeitung refers to Thessaloniki's renovated waterfront, noting that the city's inhabitants are re-learning their city and falling in love with it again. More than three kilometers of waterfront is now available for strolls, jogging, biking and a...

SZ: Greek Bond Issue Not Cause for Celebration

German newspaper Süddeutsche Zeitung said Wednesday that Greece has returned to the bond market under false pretences that shouldn’t be celebrated. “Greece is seeing its return to the markets as the country’s return to normalcy. But the situation is a little...

Süddeutsche Zeitung: The Greek Crisis Is in the Past

The German newspaper Süddeutsche Zeitung published an article entitled “The Greek Crisis is in the past” which refers to the large number of new, innovative Greek businesses, called start-up companies, that have shown great success both inside and outside...

Süddeutsche Zeitung: Congratulations to Greek Prosecutors

The German magazine Spiegel is advertising its new issue which is expected to include a revealing reportage on the armament programs in Greece. The title is indicative of the content “Everything on Greece’s briberies.” At the same time, Süddeutsche Zeitung...

The Greek “Pirates” of Electricity Power

“Pirates of the electricity” is the title of the German newspaper Süddeutsche Zeitung, referring to activists that take it upon themselves to reconnect the electricity supply for socially weak Greek citizens, that find it hard to make ends meet. As the...

Deutsche Bahn Gave Greece Kickbacks

A judicial inquiry in Frankfurt, Germany, revealed that the German railway company Deutsche Bahn gave 315,000 euros as bribes to Greece and to other countries in Africa and Asia. According to the German media, this led to imposing fines on...