Michalis Charalampidis is unemployed, but still has lots of work to do. He volunteers as a crisis doctor in Thessaloniki, offering medical advice and treating the poor. The catch: they pay nothing and he earns nothing.
The ECB has warned the new Italian government to stick to EU budget rules rather than launch into new spending projects, given its €2.3 trillion debt. Eurozone finance ministers took a softer line.
With purges intensifying, rich Turks are mopping up real estate in Greece. Old tensions may loom, but the incentive for secular Turks is sweet: visa-free stay in an EU member state. Anthee Carassava reports from Athens.
The EU-Turkey refugee deal is not going to plan. That has less to do with Turkey, and more with Greece. The deportation and resettling of refugees has been sluggish. Bernd Riegert reports from Brussels.
Governments must draw lessons from the refugee chaos in 2015, warns Vincent Cochetel, the UNHCR's director for Europe. But ahead of a major UN meeting, he asserts that the ongoing influx of refugees is manageable.
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