In Greece, loan sharks compound the pain (Reuters)


ATHENS Nov 23, 2011


For self-made businessman Dimitrios, the threats began with a phone call from a man who said they knew where his daughter was. At first the 57-year-old window installer kept quiet about the calls. When his car was torched in front of his house, he hid the blackened metal shell from his family...READ MORE

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Nazi jokes, wrath at Germans highlight Greek despair (Reuters)


ATHENS Oct 26, 2011


The dark shadow of German-driven austerity measures squeezing Greece has revived historical enmities and evoked comparisons to the massive destruction of the Mediterranean country at the hands of Nazi Germany over 65 years ago...READ MORE

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