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.
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.
Turkey wants to join the European Union, but the 28-nation bloc has mixed feelings about the partnership. DW looks at which member states favor Turkish accession, which ones don't and why.
Mohamed Nasheed was president of the Maldives until he was forced from office and imprisoned. From exile in London, he tells DW that he wants to make a comeback to protect his country from sinking under a "dictatorship."
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.
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