Germany benefits from Greek woes as the young and well educated leave the economically troubled country and seek jobs in financially stable Germany.
Since the crisis began in 2010, more than 200 thousand Greeks have departed their homeland.
Engineering firms, carmakers, components suppliers are all in crisis. Hit by profit downturns, many companies are considering job cuts or reducing hours. The warning sirens have been sounding for sometime.
Berlin has reportedly banned Sigmar Gabriel from taking a position on the supervisory board at a Polish investment firm. But an alleged attempt by the US ambassador to keep him from another job seems to have failed.
The German government is working at a "record-breaking" pace according to a new study, but only 10% of voters agree. With state elections looming, time is running out for Berlin to convince the public it's doing its job.
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