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Special Envoy Fuchtel strikes back, promises German investments and jobs creation

German businesses are planning important investments in Greece, such as the creation of a logistics center in Alexandroupolis and investments in tourism. These investments could create up to 50,000 new jobs, especially for younger Greeks, Germany’s Deputy Minister of Economic Cooperation and Development, Hans-Joachim Fuchtel, said on Wednesday. During a …

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Athens: German Erasmus student beaten by police

Greek riot police allegedly beat up a German student on Erasmus exchange program. The student,Nils, uploaded a picture of his blood covered face on his Facebook profile and described his horror experience with the police while in Athens on November 17th 2014. Reason for him beaten up by police? Standing …

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Athens: Two tourists injured in gunshot exchange between police & fugitive

Two tourists were slightly injured during a gunshot exchange between a fugitive terrorist and Greek police in downtown Athens on Wednesday. According to latest information, the nationalities of the tourists are given as Australian and German. The Australian tourist, a young man 18 years old,  was injured in the left …

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DER SPIEGEL: The Euro is Dead – Obituary

Der Euro is dead – Let’s bury it! German weekly magazine DER SPIEGEL dedicates the front page of its Monday edition with a sophisticated funeral arrangement.  The coffin is covered with the Greek flag, the picture of the deceased shows the relatives’ deep mourning through a black ribbon. The Title reads: “Sudden and …

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German Focus-Editor Markwort to be trialed in Athens for insulting Greek state symbols

Remember love-goddess Aphrodite showing a ‘stinky finger’ to Greeks? That was the cover picture on German weekly “Focus” and was published last year. Now the vulgar gesture of the goddess brings editor  Helmut Markwort and some of his coworkers in front of an Athens court. That’s clearly a ‘finger’ with legal consequences, the …

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Crete: Drunken German sailors beat Greek port guards

A German-Greek “clash” took place last night, when German frigates crew members attacked Greek port guards. The incident took place at the port of Heraklion on Crete, when the Greeks asked the papers of the German drunken sailors as they were trying to enter the port. Security measures are high …

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German Frigates in Crete to assist Libya surveillance

Three German frigates sailed today at the port of Heraklion on the Greek island of Crete, local news portal Cretalivereported. The frigates came from the port of Alexandria in Egypt and carry 670 Marines. They are expected to stay in Crete for at least one week. The ships are on standby and …

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German journalist arrested in Greece (name correction)

A German journalist has been arrested in north-eastern Greece for taking photographs at a restricted border area. The 46 years-old Georg  Jörg Uwe Heuer was arrested Friday morning in north-east border region Kastanies-Nea Vissa, Evros Prefecture, by police officers of the Department of Border Guard in Orestiada. The journalist was driving through …

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