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.
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."
Greece's top court has ruled not to extradite eight officers wanted by Turkey over last year's coup. The decision is likely to further strain relations between Turkey and Europe, but also be instrumentalized by Erdogan.
The world's largest tourism fair, ITB 2017, is getting underway in Berlin. Resorts in Spain and Greece are benefiting from a fall in bookings to Turkey in the wake of political upheavals and terror attacks there.
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