Any speaker of German knows that 'Sparmaßnahmen' translates as 'austerity measures'. But Greek 'government circles' would have us believe that it means 'consolidation measures' and ensured that reports published by Greece's semiofficial ANA news agency used that mistranslation
Enet: April 16, 2014
Greece won praise Friday from German Chancellor Angela Merkel — the lead advocate of eurozone austerity — for its painful economic turnaround and successful return to markets.
The Tribune: April 11, 2014
Police banned protests across most of central Athens on Friday as German Chancellor Angela Merkel is due to pay a brief visit, a day after the crisis-hit country returned to international bond markets.
The San Luis Obispo Tribune: April 11, 2014
Unions and opposition parties have called a rally for 5pm rally at Klafthmonos square, which lies just outside the no-protest zone, to protest against the visit of German Chancellor Angela Merkel
Enet: April 11, 2014
The main opposition Radical Left Coalition (SYRIZA) on Wednesday issued a Press release in which it called on all the citizens of Athens to participate in the demonstration being organized by federations, trade unions, societies and agencies on Friday April 11
April 10, 2014
A spokesman for German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday confirmed that the German chancellor intends to visit Greece on April 11.
April 2, 2014
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has blocked a bid by her powerful finance minister to offer fresh aid to Greece ahead of European elections in May, Der Spiegel magazine reported on Sunday.
AFP: February 17, 2014
German Chancellor Angela Merkel suffers a partial fracture of her pelvis in a cross-country skiing accident, her spokesman says.
BBC: January 6, 2014
Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras will arrive Friday in Berlin for talks. His government, experts say, is in a better position to negotiate today than in the past.
Deutsche Welle: November 20, 2013
Prime Minister Antonis Samaras will meet with German Chancellor Angela Merkel on November 22 in Berlin, according to a statement issued by the chancellor.
November 18, 2013