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About 100,000 Greeks Receive their Pensions from the German State

According to data released by the German Pensions Desk (Rentenversicherung), close to 100,000 Greek citizens are receiving their pensions from the German state, wrote German...

Asylum Seeker Rejected in Germany to be Returned to Greece

The first migrant whose refugee application was rejected by Germany will be returned to Greece by the end of October, the Athens-Macedonian News Agency...

Wolfgang Schauble Waves Goodbye ‘Vindicated’ by Tough Bailout Policies

Wolfgang Schäuble says he feels vindicated by the results of often painful reforms carried out in exchange for EU loans in Greece, Portugal, Ireland...

Schaeuble to Leave German FinMin: Not Necessarily Good News for Greece

Germany's pro-austerity Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble is ready to quit his job and become head of the lower house of parliament, the Bundestag, a...

Tzanakopoulos: Elections in Germany not Expected to Affect its Strategy on Greece

The elections in Germany are not expected to bring about changes that will affect the German political system's strategy on Greece, government spokesman Dimitris...

Schäuble Sought Grexit till End of 2016, says German FM Gabriel

The Greek debt crisis features strongly in the German election campaign as the social-democrats of SPD accuse their coalition partners of Angela Merkel’s CDU...

Potential Merkel Gov’t Ally Proposes Greek Debt Relief in Exchange for Grexit

In an interview with Bloomberg, Christian Lindner, the pro-market German Free Democrats party (FDP) leader and potential partner in Angela Merkel's next government, proposes...

German Citizen Returns Ancient Olympia Marble Fragment to Greece

A chunk of a stone gutter from the birthplace of the ancient Olympic Games, which was illegally taken from Greece some 80 years ago,...

President Pavlopoulos Brings Back Germany’s WWII Reparations Issue

I Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos has once again demanded Germany pay World War II reparations for the damage and atrocities done during the occupation. Speaking during...

Yet Again, Merkel Rules out a Greek Debt “Haircut”

Speaking to German media, Chancellor Angela Merkel, once more, ruled-out a haircut of the Greek debt. She said that under no circumstances could there be...

Stop Targeting the Greeks, says Merkel in First Pre-Election Rally

Chancellor Angela Merkel kicked off her re-election campaign on Saturday with a plea to European solidarity and the values that govern the European Union. Speaking...

German Court Convicts Smugglers Over Migrant Deaths in Lesvos

A court in southern Germany has convicted three Syrian men over the drowning deaths of 13 migrants off the coast of Greece, in Lesvos...

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