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President Iohannis to participate in French-German cooperation and integration treaty signing ceremony in Aachen on Tuesday

President Klaus Iohannis will participate in Aachen, Germany, on Tuesday, in the signing ceremony of the French-German cooperation and integration treaty, at the invitation of German Chancellor Angela Merkel and his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron.

German chancellor, Greek opposition chief discuss economy, name deal

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and opposition New Democracy leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Friday agreed to disagree on the issue of the Prespes deal, as anticipated, but reportedly saw eye-to-eye on issues relating to Greece's continued economic reforms and the need for investments.

Out of touch

German Chancellor Angela Merkel's remarks on the performance of the Greek economy during her official visit to Athens on Thursday ignored a very significant fact that is stifling the country's prospects.

Theachers clash with riot police during a protest in Athens

A protester destroys the wreath that German Chancellor Angela Merkel laid earlier in the day at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, during a teachers' demonstration outside of the Greek Parliament, in Athens, Friday. Teachers protested against a new law regulating for the appointment/hiring of permanent teaching staff. The rally took place a few hours after Merkel's visit to Athens. [EPA]

ND firm over name deal following party chief's meeting with Merkel

"No matter how much pressure Mrs Merkel were to exercise on Kyriakos Mitsotakis, he would not change his mind over the Prespes agreement," a spokesman for opposition New Democracy, Lefteris Avgenakis, said on Friday following a meeting between German Chancellor Angela Merkel and the head of Greece's main opposition party.

Greece says it has grounds for war reparations

Greece told German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday that it had grounds to pursue a legal claim for billions of euros in reparations for the Nazi occupation of the country in World War II.

Germany has dismissed Athens's demands in the past, but the Greek president raised the issue anew with Merkel, who is on a two-day visit.

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