Since the debt crisis started in 2010, wages in Greece have been slashed by more than a quarter. The Greek economy is now growing again. But many Greeks feel they're the ones paying for the recovery.
Greece has emerged unscathed after an earthquake with a magnitude at least 6.4 struck off the west coast. The tremor could be felt as far away as Libya.
The Irish airline has said the deal shows "concrete signs of the substantial progress Ryanair is making" on labor rights. But the accord still needs approval from the Verdi union's 1,000 cabin crew members.
Italian Deputy Minister Michele Geraci has told DW it makes little sense to compare the Italy of today with Greece when it faced an international bailout. He defended Rome's budget plan, saying it would fuel growth.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has been described as the lender of last resort for countries in financial distress. But the stiff medicine doled out by the fund is still subject to huge controversy.
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