Thessaloniki airport is Greece's largest privatization project. But investor Fraport is facing problems because there's a lot of modernization work needed and unions are critical of the deal's low price.
Germany's Finance Minister Olaf Scholz called the Greek bailout a success and a sign of EU solidarity. But the country still faces decades of debt repayment and economic recovery.
Greece has been at loggerheads with its northern neighbor for decades over the name Macedonia. The Macedonian PM headed to Thessaloniki for a New Year visit. While unofficial, it's seen as a sign of rapprochement.
Greece's parliament has passed pension cuts and other austerity measures in order to unlock another bailout. Protests against the latest austerity bill turned violent ahead of the vote in parliament.
In his State of the Union speech, European Commission President Juncker has praised the bloc for "bouncing back" after 10 years of crises. He has outlined bold proposals for the eurozone, trade and migration.
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