The refugee crisis is testing the limits of Greece’s already struggling economy, jeopardizing its ability to handle a flow of migrants that shows no signs of slowing.
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 Greek island of Lesbos has seen its economy plummet since the refugee crisis began, but residents are working to rejuvenate it — with a little help from the new arrivals, reports Jessica Bateman.
Greece owes Germany billions of euros. Or is it the other way around? More than seven decades after the end of WWII, Athens and Berlin are still at odds over costs incurred during the Nazi occupation of 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.
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