Amid draconian security measures, German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrived Tuesday for her first visit to Greece since the eurozone crisis began there three years ago.
Carlisle Sentinel: October 9, 2012
The main opposition Radical Left Coalition's (SYRIZA) Parliamentary Group, in a statement on Monday charged that the government with "its haste to exhume a junta legislative decree on banning gatherings, close the Metro stations
October 9, 2012
There is heavy security in the Greek capital, Athens, as German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrives for her first visit since the eurozone crisis erupted.
BBC: October 9, 2012
Debt-swamped Greece braced for two days of strikes, protests and potential violence as German Chancellor Angela Merkel, long demonized for her tough-talking, austerity-minded approach to Europe’s deepening woes, prepared to visit the epicenter of the crisis, three years since it began here.
CNBC: October 8, 2012
German Chancellor Angela Merkel's visit on Tuesday to debt-strapped Greece may provide a chance to ease tensions born of the economic crisis, but she looks set to receive a tepid welcome from those who blame Germany for the Greek government's draconian austerity policies.
AFP: October 8, 2012
German Chancellor Angela Merkel will tell Greeks she wants to keep their country in the euro when she visits Athens this week, but she faces a hostile reception from a people worn down by years of austerity and recession.
Reuters: October 7, 2012
Merkel's spokesman, Steffen Seibert, said the chancellor will meet Prime Minister Antonis Samaras in Athens on Tuesday.
October 5, 2012
The International Monetary Fund pushed European policy makers to consider writing off some aid to Greece, widening the fight to keep the 17-nation euro zone from splintering.
Business Week: September 25, 2012
Chancellor Angela Merkel warned on Tuesday the eurozone should not rush headlong into a banking union, amid signs Germany is being sucked into the abyss and fresh worries over Greece and Spain.
AFP: September 25, 2012
Angela Merkel is seeking help from her estranged, former mentor Helmut Kohl, architect of the euro, to restore voter faith in the European project before next year's election.
Reuters: September 20, 2012