On the Greek island of Lesbos, 4,000 people a day are coming to shore. Krishnan Guru-Murthy of Independent Television News visits a municipal park that’s been taking over by migrants who are waiting to be processed before they can leave…
By Amanda Gomez
Egypt’s third richest man wants Greece and Italy to sell him an island for refugees who have been fleeing war and poverty in Syria, Iraq and elsewhere.
By Colleen Shalby
The three-year-old boy’s name was Aylan Kurdi. His family was one of many trying to escape Syria’s civil war for Greece when their boat capsized. Eleven others drowned, including his five-year-old brother and their mother.
Officials from Germany, Great Britain and France called for a more comprehensive plan on Sunday to process and distribute the hundreds of thousands of migrants who have poured into Europe this year, undertaking journeys that have turned deadly and exposing…
By Michelle Harven
Greece saw its first female prime minister, Vassiliki Thanou, sworn in on Friday as the new head of the financially troubled nation’s caretaker government.
More than 5,000 migrants crossed into Serbia on Sunday en route to western Europe, as Greece ferried more refugees from overcrowded islands to its mainland.
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras announced he is resigning after tough bailout negotiations, paving the way for snap elections. Judy Woodruff speaks to John Psaropoulos, a blogger for thenewathenian.com.
By Laurence Kotlikoff
What we're seeing is mostly theater — yes, a Greek tragedy starring supposedly evil Germans and supposedly defenseless Greeks, argues Laurence Kotlikoff. In the show, which is restaged every six months or so, the Germans force the Greeks to attend…
By Paul Solman
An Olympian view of the — at heart — surprisingly similar weltanschauungen of the two nations, courtesy Monty Python.
By PBS NewsHour
Even as Greece moves closer to a new European bailout deal, the International Monetary Fund has been pushing for debt relief for the struggling nation, adding tension to an already fraught situation. Gwen Ifill speaks to managing director Christine Lagarde…
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