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Greek, German Tensions Turn to Resentment

published about 12 hours ago
Whatever the outcome of Greece’s bailout referendum, tensions between Greeks and Germans over the debt crisis have now erupted into open displays of frustration and resentment that won't die down quickly.

Bailout Referendum Lays Bare Deep Schisms Among Beleaguered Greeks

published about 12 hours ago
Bailout Referendum Lays Bare Deep Schisms Among Beleaguered Greeks
While nobody knows what the vote’s outcome will bring, one thing is certain: Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras’s gambit has deepened rifts.

Greek Importers Begin to Feel the Squeeze

published about 12 hours ago
Capital controls in Greece don’t appear yet to have significantly curbed the country’s imports, especially of essential items. But for nonessential goods, Greek importers are starting to feel the squeeze.

Paris’s Voiceless Find a Megaphone Online

published about 13 hours ago
Paris’s Voiceless Find a Megaphone Online
Self-described citizen journalism, the Bondy Blog provides a platform to those in the city’s impoverished suburbs, regularly reporting on politics and social issues of the area.

Job-Seeking Greeks Heed Call of the Sea

published about 14 hours ago
Despite the economic crisis, Greece’s globe-spanning shipping industry is still hiring—and at better-than-average wages—spurring enrollment at maritime academies.