Under a dictatorship, Greek people were tortured and their voices crushed. Deutsche Welle played a crucial role at the time with its critical radio programs. 50 years after the coup, DW looks back at what happened.
Once a place of horror, the secret prison island of Yaros in the Aegean Sea may soon have a new lease on life. But after a long and painful past, the transformation is no easy task.
Fifty years ago, a military coup was staged in Greece. The violent government takeover was followed by a ruthless regime that lasted seven years. Back then, DW played a key role for the resistance.
The quinquennial art exhibition Documenta provides creative impetus and surprising encounters in Athens. Greeks and international guests have discovered a new side of the city.
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.
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