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.
Nationalist party Sinn Fein scores big in the Irish election - Putin says Russia's birth rate is too low - Prague moves to honor a murdered critic of the Kremlin - Dresden marks the 75th anniversary of WW2 destruction - Angela Merkel's CDU party's deepening crisis - Demand for Greece's so-called golden visas – A makeover for Palermo’s Teatro Massimo – Mental health awareness – Taking the train
Greece is giving non-Europeans a chance to live in the country in exchange for major real-estate investments. The scheme has so far brought in about 2 billion euros. Along with a lot of Arabs, Russian tycoons and Turks, wanting to escape political persecutions. Chinese millionaires are also now lining up and the coronavirus outbreak is weighing heavily into their plans. Anthee Carassava reports.
Aid agencies in Greece are warning that unaccompanied migrant children are at grave risk at overcrowded migrant camps. Many of them are seeking voluntary detention at police cells to escape the camps. Aid agencies want the Greek government to beef up efforts to reunite unaccompanied minors with their families. But most European nations are not willing to help. Anthee Carassava has more.
Britain finally leaves the EU - How prepared is Europe for an outbreak of a new coronavirus? - Souvenir street sellers moved on in Rome - French workers protest against pension reforms – The often overlooked Romany victims of the Nazis – Stolpersteine: one victim, one stone – Are Eurozone wallets about to get lighter? - Unaccompanied migrant children in Greece
A political shake-up in Russia – Power-sharing returns to Northern Ireland – Salvaging the Iran nuclear deal – Going for Gold at the Winter Youth Olympics – Erdogan’s “crazy project” - Harry and Megan’s legal battle - US climate scientists head to Europe – The abortion debate in Greece