Konstantinos Kouvaras had to make a change. The 32 year old engineer couldn't find work in his field in Greece due to the financial crisis. He and his wife decided to leave Athens and open a custom design T-shirt shop in Nafplio.
The Greek island of Lesbos has seen its economy plummet since the refugee crisis began, but residents are working to rejuvenate it — with a little help from the new arrivals, reports Jessica Bateman.
Greece's leader has argued that the 2019 EU parliamentary elections are not just a run-of-the-mill vote. With members at odds over migration, Brexit and rising right-wing populism, Europe's soul depends on the outcome.
After reaching similar deals with Spain and Greece, the German interior minister said a deal with Italy for the return of migrants is ready for signing. According to some reports, however, Rome is far from satisfied.
Authorities allege that a number of Indian nationals sought residency in Germany using falsified Greek visas and fake marriage certificates claiming they had Romanian brides. The key suspect faces serious charges.
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