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Tsipras calls for debt reduction, WWII reparations from Germany

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is demanding a further reduction of state debt and an easing of what he sees as dictated austerity measures from Germany.

EU tells Greece to set record straight on reported debt manipulation

The European Commission called Wednesday on Athens to challenge media reports that Greek deficit data for 2010-15 may have been manipulated, arguing that doubts about their credibility could prove...

No news as Greek journalists join strikes against reforms

Journalists in Greece on Wednesday joined other professions protesting the government's plans to reform the retirement system, after the umbrella organization for journalist unions called for a 24...

1 million migrants crossed Mediterranean in 2015, UNHCR says

More than 1 million people risked their lives this year trying to reach Europe by sailing across the Mediterranean and more are arriving even after harsh weather set in, figures showed Wednesday...