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BioNTech CEO says can adapt vaccine quickly for Omicron

BioNTech CEO says can adapt vaccine quickly for Omicron German company BioNTech should be able to adapt its coronavirus vaccine relatively quickly in response to the emergence of the Omicron variant, BioNTech CEO Ugur Sahin told the Reuters Next conference on Friday. Sahin also said that vaccines should continue to provide protection against severe disease […]

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German court OKs ban on Cyprus-based porn sites

German court OKs ban on Cyprus-based porn sites A court has ruled that German authorities are justified in banning three pornographic websites based in Cyprus from operating in Germany due to rules intended to protect minors. The Duesseldorf administrative court said Wednesday it had rejected complaints by the sites’ two unnamed operators, who argued that […]

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Most analysts see no change from Lindner

Most analysts see no change from Lindner The new German coalition and the advent of new leadership at the German Ministry of Finance and the Bundesbank have created a new landscape not only in the European Union’s biggest country but also in the entire eurozone, with Greece potentially seeing a significant impact. The question for […]

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Tesla Withdraws From State Aid for German Battery Plant

Tesla Withdraws From State Aid for German Battery Plant Tesla has backed out of state aid for its new battery plant in Berlin after CEO Elon Musk took issue with subsidies. Credit: Kevauto, CC BY-SA 4.0 Tesla announced on Friday that it has backed out of its attempt to get state aid for a forthcoming […]

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The German coalition’s criteria

The German coalition’s criteria The new German coalition is expected to be a lot tougher on Turkey than Angela Merkel’s government was, especially where human rights are concerned. It is most likely that there will be a period of tension between Berlin and Ankara, which may affect the European Union’s relationship with Turkey. However, it […]

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Andros – Germans praise island’s cycling tourism

Andros – Germans praise island’s cycling tourism The German travel magazine “eBike”, which specializes in electric cycling tourism, likens Andros to a hidden precious treasure. The magazine’s detailed six-page tribute analyzes, the alternative routes, the degrees of difficulty, the points of interest, while it sports rich photographic material and route maps. The travel editors who […]

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EOT – Promotion of Greek tourism in 10 German cities

EOT – Promotion of Greek tourism in 10 German cities With the aim of further promotion on the German market of the comparative advantages and the diversity of the Greek tourist product in all seasons of the year, the EOT Service in Germany participated in informative events-roadshows organized by the specialized company Expipoint in selected […]

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What Does the New German Government Mean for Greece?

What Does the New German Government Mean for Greece? Next German Chancellor Olaf Scholz. Credit: Wikimedia Commons /Steffen Prößdorf CC BY-SA 4.0 Greece is eagerly awaiting to learn the plans of the new German government, after the three parties announced their agreement on a governing coalition on Wednesday. The three parties — the center-left Social […]

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German Coalition Government Announced

German Coalition Government Announced Germany will be governed by a new coalition of three parties, taking over from Angela Merkel, who was Chancellor for sixteen years. Credit: Cezary Piwowarski /CC BY-SA 3.0 On Wednesday night, German political parties announced the conclusion of negotiations and the formation of a coalition government that will officially mark the end […]

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Ambassador: Research and innovation a reason for German firms to operate in Greece

Ambassador: Research and innovation a reason for German firms to operate in Greece “I am convinced that innovation is the key to new investments, progress, and greater competitiveness. This applies to both Germany and Greece,” the Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to Greece, Dr. Ernst Reichel, said on Wednesday in his greeting to […]

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Germany Adds Greece to List of “High-Risk” Covid Countries

Germany Adds Greece to List of “High-Risk” Covid Countries Berlin, Germany. The German government placed Greece on its list of “High-Covid” countries on Friday. Credit: dronepicr /CC BY 2.0 Germany added Greece and three other nations to its “high-risk” list for Covid-19 on Friday, meaning that unvaccinated Germans traveling to these countries must quarantine once again […]

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German beauty Heidi Klum posts topless photo from Greek island of Mykonos

German beauty Heidi Klum posts topless photo from Greek island of Mykonos Supermodel Heidi Klum is in Mykonos for the shooting of the fashion TV show “German’s Next Top Model”. The German beauty who is also the presenter of the show has been the indisputable star of the models’ reality show and naturally drew the […]

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German supermodel Heidi Klum topless on her Mykonos balcony (photos)

German supermodel Heidi Klum topless on her Mykonos balcony (photos) Heidi Klum is still in Mykonos and is constantly sharing photos with millions of social media followers, protothema.gr reports. The supermodel from Germany who is in our country for the needs of the shooting of the German fashion reality TV show “Germany’s Next Top Model” […]

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Greek officials monitoring investigation into German custody death

Greek officials monitoring investigation into German custody death Greek diplomatic and consular officials in Germany are monitoring the investigation into the death of a Greek citizen who died while in police custody in the German city of Wuppertal, in the federal state of North Rhine-Westphalia. The Dusseldorf Consul General met with the deputy police chief […]

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Germany’s Merkel on 2015 migrant influx: ‘We managed it’

Germany’s Merkel on 2015 migrant influx: ‘We managed it’ German Chancellor Angela Merkel has a positive verdict on the influx of migrants to Germany in 2015 and 2016 as she prepares to step down: “We managed it.” Merkel became the face of a welcoming approach to migrants as people fleeing conflicts in Syria and elsewhere […]

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Movie with “Nazi Saving Children” Scene Outrages Greece’s Kalavryta

Movie with “Nazi Saving Children” Scene Outrages Greece’s Kalavryta German soldiers pictured with the burning town of Kalavryta in the background. Public Domain Greek survivors and descendants of the victims of the Kalavryta massacre during the German occupation have expressed their anger at a film showing a Nazi soldier saving women and children from a […]

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Merkel and memory

Merkel and memory The visit to Athens by outgoing German Chancellor Angela Merkel should serve as reminder that Greece is no longer a partner that is dictated to on the issue of how it will “reform” itself. The country has acquired a distinct role in European affairs and is in a position where it can […]

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Rebroadcast: German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s legacy on the global stage and within Greece

Rebroadcast: German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s legacy on the global stage and within Greece In light of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s two day visit to Greece, we are re-broadcasting our interview from September 25, 2021 with Dr George Pagoulatos, the Director General of ELIAMEP, where we discussed Merkel’s legacy both on the global stage and in Greece. […]

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Merkel admits being tough on Greeks

Merkel admits being tough on Greeks Outgoing German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s visit to Athens took place Saturday in a warm atmosphere and in a completely different climate to that during her previous trip. Merkel once again referred to Greece’s 10-year financial crisis, saying she is aware of the burden that was borne by Greek citizens […]

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German Chancellor has meetings with Greek president and PM in Athens

German Chancellor has meetings with Greek president and PM in Athens German Chancellor Angela Merkel began a meeting with Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Friday morning, on the second day of her visit to Greece, ANA reports. Earlier, she was received by President of the Hellenic Republic Katerina Sakellaropoulou at the presidential mansion at 10:00. […]

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Merkel says she ‘demanded much of the Greeks’ but it was necessary to protect the common currency

Merkel says she ‘demanded much of the Greeks’ but it was necessary to protect the common currency German Chancellor Angela Merkel at a joint Athens press conference with Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis  today offered an accounting of her  stance toward Greece over the last decade,  noting  with more than a touch of understatement that Germany-Greece […]

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PM Mitsotakis: Austerity cannot be the answer to everything

PM Mitsotakis: Austerity cannot be the answer to everything Meeting German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Athens on Friday, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis underlined that Greece was now a very different country to the one she first visited roughly 10 years ago. ΔΗΜΟΦΙΛΕΙΣ ΕΙΔΗΣΕΙΣ ΤΩΡΑ “It is not a source of deficits. It is a modern […]

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Greek President receives Merkel

Greek President receives Merkel German Chancellor Angela Merkel was on Friday meeting with Greek President Katerina Sakellaropoulou at the Presidential Palace in Athens. The Greek president praised Merkel’s political legacy, adding that she had shaped German and European policy for almost two decades.  Sakellaropoulou also thanked Merkel for her efforts to strengthen and protect bilateral […]

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Merkel arrives in Athens

Merkel arrives in Athens Angela Merkel, the outgoing German Chancellor, arrived in Athens for a farewell visit shortly before 8 p.m. Thursday. Upon arrival, she headed for a private dinner at Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis’ house. On Friday, Merkel will deliver a speech at 9 a.m. At Athens’ Goethe Institut/ Then, she will meet the […]

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Athens for last official visit to Greece

German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Athens for last official visit to Greece German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrived in Athens shortly before 20:00 on Thursday evening following an invitation by Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis, ANA reports. Merkel is visiting Greece for the last time before she steps down as chancellor and will be attending a private […]

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Chancellor Angela Merkel arrives in Athens for last official visit to Greece

Chancellor Angela Merkel arrives in Athens for last official visit to Greece German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrived in Athens shortly before 20:00 on Thursday evening following an invitation by Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis. Merkel is visiting Greece for the last time before she steps down as chancellor, and will be attending a private dinner with […]

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Merkel in Athens for final visit

Merkel in Athens for final visit Outgoing German Chancellor Angela Merkel will meet with Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis at 10:50 a.m. Friday at the latter’s office in Maximos Mansion, it was announced Thursday afternoon. Statements to the press will follow the meeting. Earlier Friday, Merkel will meet with Greek President Katerina Sakellaropoulou. The German Chancellor, […]

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Traffic restrictions in Athens during German Chancellor’s visit on Thursday and Friday

Traffic restrictions in Athens during German Chancellor’s visit on Thursday and Friday Road traffic restrictions will come into effect on Thursday and Friday in Athens to facilitate the secure arrival and stay of visiting German Chancellor Angela Merkel, the Hellenic Police said on Wednesday, ANA reports. These will be effective in the evening and night […]

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Merkel ‘looking forward’ to Greek visit, spokesperson says

Merkel ‘looking forward’ to Greek visit, spokesperson says German Chancellor Angela Merkel is looking forward to her upcoming visit to Greece and her meetings with President Katerina Sakellaropoulou and Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis, her spokesperson said on Wednesday. Federal government spokesperson Steffen Seibert said that, with respect to Greek-Turkish relations, the German government considers that […]

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OXI: How Greece Delayed the German Attack on Russia

OXI: How Greece Delayed the German Attack on Russia Greek soldiers fighting on the Albanian Front of the Greco-Italian War. Credit: Public Domain Greece’s contribution to World War II was far greater than simply defeating the Italian army and shaming fascist leader Benito Mussolini by saying “OXI,” or “no” to his demand to allow Italian […]

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