Although many Greeks blame Berlin for their country's strict austerity drive, others are willing to move to Germany in order to find work.
A German crowdfunding project has been collecting money so that every month a lucky winner gets a basic monthly income for a year. It's a campaign and a social experiment - and it's re-started an old debate in Germany.
German Vice Chancellor Sigmar Gabriel and former British Foreign Secretary David Miliband believe Europe, and the world, must work together to resolve the refugee crisis.
Coordination of Germany's refugee crisis has been shifted from the Interior Ministry to Angela Merkel's chancellery. Still, the government has denied that Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere has been demoted.
The number of registered unemployed in Germany dropped to its lowest level in 24 years in September. But there are still plenty of jobless people looking for work in a market where skills are of the essence.