Greece is situated in southeastern Europe. It is considered the cradle of Western civilization and has a rich historical legacy.
Greece is a member of the European Union and, since 2001, of the eurozone. It also belongs to the Council of Europe, NATO and the World Trade Organization, among other international bodies. Its capital is Athens. This is a collection of DW's latest content on Greece.
The inquiry follows a series of right-wing press articles accusing the government of mismanagement of EU funds received in 2015 and 2016. Greece has been criticized in the past for its implementation of anti-graft laws.
The European Union's anti-corruption agency has launched an investigation into alleged mismanagement of up to €1.6 billion — that's the amount Greece has received in recent years to cope with Europe's lingering refugee crisis. The investigation comes amid stinging criticism of dire conditions in Greek camps that have been funded to secure proper living standards.