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Berlin Ends Frontier Checks on Greek Flights

Air passengers with Schengen passports who arrive in Germany from Greece will no longer face special security checks at the border. In October last year Germany...

German Finance Minister: Greek Debt Relief Must be Tied to Growth Plan

Any debt-relief measures for Greece will be discussed only after Athens presents a credible program that focuses on growth, German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz has...

EU Official: Debt Relief Means Extended Supervision for Decades

"Whoever wants debt relief, extended for decades after the end of the program, must have tighter supervision," a high-ranking EU official warns Athens, according...

German Optimism about Greece’s Reform Path

Germany’s finance minister Olaf Scholz expressed optimism that Greece will complete the necessary reforms which will open the road to debt relief. In his first...

German Press: Greece Refuses to Take Back Refugees from Germany

Greece has refused to take back refugees from Germany, in violation of the Dublin Treaty, says Germany’s Passauer Neue Presse. According to the report, in...

Tsipras, Merkel Confer on ‘Macedonia’ Dispute, Turkey

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Tuesday spoke on the phone with German Chancellor Angela Merkel. According to sources cited by the Athens-Macedonian News Agency...

Tsipras ‘Hoping German Coalition Will Agree Debt Relief’

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras wants to see a grand coalition between Germany's center-left and center-right parties which would support debt relief for Athens. Germany's...

Germans Flocking to Greek Islands for 2018 Vacations

The island of Crete is the second-most popular island destination for German tourists after Majorca according to a survey by a leading German online...

Greece Seeks Parthenon Sculpture from German Museum

Greece’s government is officially asking a German museum for the return of a head sculpture which once graced the Athens Parthenon. The sculpture, a centaur's...

Germany Explains Strict Controls for Travellers from Greece

German authorities explained that the reason for imposing stricter airport controls on flights from Greece is because 1,000 people flying from Greek airports arrived...

Handelsblatt: Greece Has Received €256 billion in Loans Since 2010

German news daily Handelsblatt, taking a look at the Greek economy, has come to the conclusion that despite the obscene amount of loans the...

Greeks Treated as Second Class EU Citizens at German Airports

A Greek man traveling to Germany felt humiliated by the treatment he endured at a German airport; as if he was not an EU citizen of...

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