Greece needs a smart policy mix and not unilateral austerity, European Parliament president Martin Schulz said in an exclusive interview to ANA-MPA, in Berlin, on Sunday.
Arriving in the village of Ligiades in northwestern Greece on Friday, visiting German President Joachim Gauck expressed his country's formal apology for the atrocities suffered by villagers at the hands of German troops, during the Nazi occupation of WWII.
Main opposition SYRIZA leads by 2.5 percent over New Democracy (ND), according to an opinion poll conducted by Kappa Research for VIMA newspaper.
Europe is being called upon to reject German hegemony and the imposition of an inhumane policy of austerity, main opposition SYRIZA leader Alexis Tsipras said before a party conference in Athens on Friday that focused on upcoming local government and Europarliament elections in May.
Car registrations jumped 16.6 pct in February (passenger car registrations rose 14.6 pct), to a total of 6,644 units (new or used ones), up from 5,699 units in the same month last year, Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) said on Friday.
A 57-year-old doctor accused of putting up an anti-Semitic sign outside his surgery (with the inscription in German 'Jews not welcome') was on Friday sentenced to 16 months imprisonment and a fine of 2,500 euros by a Thessaloniki court.