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Greece Wants Germany To Pay For WWII

As Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras continues to enjoy good relations with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, whose country is footing much of the bill for two international bailouts of Greece but who has insisted on austerity measures in return,...

Greece Says Troika Deal In Sight

With Greece's international lenders setting a deadline for the end of July 5 for the government to show progress on key reforms or face a delay or cut-off of an 8.1 billion euros ($10.6 billion) installment, negotiations reportedly were...

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...

SYRIZA Says Samaras Submissive to Merkel, Troika

After maintaining a curiously low profile while the uneasy coalition government led by New Democracy Conservative leader and Prime Minister Antonis Samaras readies another $14.16 billion in cuts demanded by international lenders – aimed squarely at workers, pensioners and...

Germany, Troika, Squeezing Greece Toward Eurozone Exit

ATHENS – With the arrival of inspectors from international lenders in Greece this week to check on the progress of delayed reforms, speculation is growing that the country is inevitably heading toward an exit from the Eurozone of the...

German Officials Gang Up on Greece: More Austerity or Else

ATHENS – Just as it appeared Socialist leader Evangelos Venizelos might be able to form a shaky coalition government, another feud broke out between political leaders. German officials also said Greece would not get any more money from international...

Germans Remain Optimistic and Continue to Give Economic Advice to Greece

ATHENS – As German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle arrived in Greece on Jan. 15 for talks with political leaders of the debt-crushed and cash-starved country, with a message of support from European officials, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Greece...

German Foreign Minister Westerwelle to visit Athens on Sunday

According to Greece’s foreign ministry, the German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle will visit Athens on Sunday for talks with senior officials. A ministry statement Friday said Westerwelle will meet Foreign Minister Stavros Dimas. Westerwelle is also expected to hold talks...

German Minister Says no Going Back on Greek Bailout

As Europe demands an explanation from Greece's prime minister for his decision to hold a referendum on the latest EU bailout, voters are warned that a rejection of the rescue plan is a rejection of the euro all together. Germany's...