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Gov't spokeswoman Gerovassili reacts to Schaeuble's comments

"Someone must remind (German Finance Minister Wolfgang) Schaeuble that Greece is giving a huge battle of humanism at the EU borders, even in conditions of economic and social crisis after five years of continuous austerity,"
December 28, 2015

German politicians slam Greece on migration

Top German politicians have expressed frustration with Greece, the main entry point to the EU for the 1 million migrants and refugees who arrived in Europe this year, most of whom end up in Germany.
EUObserver: December 28, 2015

Greece makes payment to European Central Bank

Greece has repaid $3.5 billion to the European Central Bank, with not a day to spare before the deadline expires.
August 20, 2015

Germany backs Greek bailout as Tsipras mulls early polls

The German parliament approved a third bailout for Greece on Wednesday after Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said the country should get "a new start", while in Athens the government agonised over whether to call a snap election.
Reuters: August 19, 2015

German lawmakers approve latest Greek bailout

German lawmakers have overwhelmingly approved a $95 billion bailout package for Greece, a move that would help Greece meet Thursday's deadline to repay international creditors.
August 19, 2015

Germany's Schaeuble gives strong backing to Greek bailout

German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said on Monday he had no qualms about urging fellow lawmakers to approve a new bailout for Greece
Reuters: August 18, 2015

German muscle threatens European solidarity

This is not the end of the drama for the European Union. Perhaps, the passion play we are witnessing is just the prologue to tragedy.
BBC: July 16, 2015

Germany won’t spare Greek pain – it has an interest in breaking us

Debt restructuring has always been our aim in negotiations – but for some eurozone leaders Grexit is the goal
Guardian: July 10, 2015