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.
In September 1943, German Wehrmacht troops slaughtered some 5,200 Italian soldiers on the Greek isle. The massacre was a turning point in Greece and Italy's relationship, but the bloody event was downplayed for years.
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.
The Moria refugee camp on the Greek island of Lesbos houses more than 9,000 people — three times its intended capacity. Florian Westphal of Doctors Without Borders warns that a quarter of the children there are suicidal.
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.
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