Greece is situated in southeastern Europe. It is considered the cradle of Western civilization and has a rich historical legacy.
Greece is a member of the European Union and, since 2001, of the eurozone. It also belongs to the Council of Europe, NATO and the World Trade Organization, among other international bodies. Its capital is Athens. This is a collection of DW's latest content on Greece.
Extradition hearings have been taking place in Greece for eight Turkish officers Ankara accuses of hijacking a military helicopter and leaving Turkey after July's failed military coup. Ankara says all eight helped plot the coup and attempted to assassinate President Erdogan - a charge the fugitives vehemently deny. Anthee Carassava reports from Athens.