After four years of harsh austerity measures and billions of euros by international lenders, Athens has returned to the bond markets. The government hopes this will mean a fresh start, and that foreign aid will become a thing of the past.
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.
Having fled the murderous threat of the "Islamic State" (IS) group, Yazidi families from Iraq now live in fear in refugee camps in Greece. Judit Neurink reports from Malakasa.
Thomas Müller has been in a goalscoring funk for the last two months. A strong performance from the German international in Athens against AEK could start to get his season, and Bayern Munich's, back on track.
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.
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