Τρίτη, 9 Οκτωβρίου 2012

Ο διεθνής τύπος για την επίσκεψη Μέρκελ

Με μεγάλο ενδιαφέρον παρακολουθεί ο διεθνής τύπος την επίσκεψη της Γερμανίδας καγκελαρίου στην Αθήνα.  Διαβάστε σχετικά & δείτε ενδεικτικά κάποια από τα πολλά δημοσιεύματα από τα όσα γράφουν τα διεθνή ΜΜΕ

Διεθνής Τύπος: Χωρίς δώρα η Μέρκελ στην Αθήνα

Διεθνή ΜΜΕ: Η Αθήνα οχυρωμένη πόλη για την επίσκεψη Μέρκελ  

Διεθνής Τύπος: «Ετοιμαστείτε: Η Ελλάδα θα τρελαθεί την Τρίτη!»

Τι γράφει ο γερμανικός Τύπος για την επίσκεψη της Μέρκελ στην Αθήνα


Merkel braves protests on first crisis visit to Greece

Reuters - ‎1 hour ago‎
Police have banned protests in most of central Athens and readied 6,000 officers, including anti-terrorist units and rooftop snipers, to provide security during the six-hour visit, Merkel's first since the euro zone's crisis first erupted in Greece in late 2009. "Merkel ...

Athens Braces for Visit by Merkel

Wall Street Journal (blog) - ‎15 minutes ago‎
By Philip Pangalos and James Angelos. The Greek capital was bracing for a security clampdown as Prime Minister Antonis Samaras prepared to welcome German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Tuesday on her first visit to Athens since the debt crisis began.

Protesters Await German Leader on Athens Visit

New York Times - ‎40 minutes ago‎
Published: October 9, 2012. ATHENS — German Chancellor Angela Merkel was flying to Athens on Tuesday for a visit apparently aimed at cementing Germany's support for Greece's efforts to impose the austerity needed to keep the country in the euro zone.

Braving protests, Germany's Merkel on lightning visit to eurozone fault line Greece

Fox News - ‎5 hours ago‎
ATHENS, Greece – German Chancellor Angela Merkel makes her first visit to Greece since the eurozone crisis began here three years ago. Her five-hour stop is seen by the government as a historic boost for the country's future in Europe's shared currency, ...

Athens Braces for 'Merkel Time' as German Chancellor Flies In

Bloomberg - ‎29 minutes ago‎
In Germany, none of the larger newspapers carry Merkel's visit to Athens on their front page. When they do discuss the trip, buried on the inside pages, it is in the context of next year's election. Less than two weeks ago, the opposition Social Democrat party ...

Greece raises security for Angela Merkel's Athens visit

BBC News - ‎3 hours ago‎
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has arrived amid heavy security for her first Greek visit since the eurozone crisis erupted nearly three years ago. Some 7,000 police officers are on duty, public gatherings are banned in certain areas of the city and protesters ...

Athens police cracking down ahead of Merkel visit

CBS News - ‎16 hours ago‎
ATHENS, Greece Greek police have increased security and are preparing to close down large sections of the capital Athens to contain protests against Germany's Chancellor, Angela Merkel, who is visiting the city Tuesday for talks with the country's Prime ...

Huge Security Operation Expected for Merkel Visit to Athens

Wall Street Journal (blog) - ‎22 hours ago‎
When the German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrives in Athens on Tuesday, she will get a mixed reception, to say the least. Greek officials are going to pull out all the stops and roll out the red carpet for the first such official visit to Greece by a German leader in ...

Greek protests as Angela Merkel visits Athens: live

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎16 minutes ago‎
10.46 Greek police have started to block access to roads near the German embassy: Police block all roads near the German Embassy in Athens ahead of the visit of Angela Merkel on Tuesday (Photo: AFP). 10.40 Commenting on the data, Howard Archer at ...

Athens Preparing for Anti-Austerity Protests Aimed at Merkel

Businessweek - ‎1 hour ago‎
Athens ground to a halt today for German Chancellor Angela Merkel's first visit since the financial crisis began, with 7,000 officers deployed in the Greek capital to prevent violence at planned protests. Authorities made entire sections of downtown off-limits, ...

Merkel's Athens Message Seen Directed at German, Greek Audiences

Businessweek - ‎50 minutes ago‎
Merkel, who meets Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras and President Karolos Papoulias in Athens today during a six-hour visit, will probably reinforce statements from European finance ministers yesterday saluting Greece's determination to trim its budget ...

Athens braces for Merkel visit

Financial Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
Angela Merkel was due to fly in to a hostile reception from angry Greeks on Tuesday as security forces got ready for an unprecedented lockdown of central Athens. The German chancellor's six-hour visit – in response to an invitation from Antonis Samaras, the ...

Merkel to Be Met by Greek Anti-Austerity Protesters

Businessweek (blog) - ‎14 hours ago‎
Greek protesters are gearing up for German Chancellor Angela Merkel's first visit to Athens since the financial crisis began, with plans for strikes, rallies and a petition demanding reparations for the Nazi occupation. Greece's need for bailouts and German-led ...

Athens Locks Down for Merkel's Visit

Greek Reporter - ‎34 minutes ago‎
German Chancellor Angela Merkel will spend much of Oct. 9 in Athens talking to Prime Minister Antonis Samaras and other government officials about the country's crushing economic crisis and a $17.45 billion plan to cut spending and raise taxes, but she's ...

Merkel bears no gifts on Greek visit

CNN - ‎9 hours ago‎
So what has inspired Ms Merkel, notoriously risk averse, to run the gauntlet of potentially violent demonstrations on an official visit to Athens on Tuesday? The truth is that it has everything to do with symbolism, rather than substance -- and it has as much to do ...

Greece: Merkel travels to eurozone fault line

The Associated Press - ‎2 hours ago‎
By DEREK GATOPOULOS, Associated Press – 2 minutes ago. ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Amid draconian security measures, German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrived Tuesday for her first visit to Greece since the eurozone crisis began there three years ago.

Lockdown in Athens ahead of Merkel's visit

Ninemsn - ‎43 minutes ago‎
Athens went into security lockdown on Tuesday for German Chancellor Angela Merkel's first visit to Greece since the debt crisis erupted almost three years ago, as protesters geared up for a major show of discontent against painful austerity cuts. Thousands of ...

Eurozone crisis live: Anger over Athens security clampdown for Angela Merkel ...

The Guardian (blog) - ‎2 hours ago‎
France's finance minister has thrown his weight behind Angela Merkel's decision to visit Athens, despite the anger (see 16.14) and head-scratching (see 17.00). Pierre Moscovici told reporters that he welcomed the trip, and hoped that Greece will remain in the ...

Tension In Athens Ahead Of Merkel Visit

Sky News - ‎2 hours ago‎
Greece is bracing itself for strikes, protests and potential violence as German Chancellor Angela Merkel heads to Athens to signal her strongest support yet for a government struggling to implement fresh austerity cuts. Merkelis the first German chancellor to ...

Merkel in Athens Greece's Debt Problems Aren't Going Away

Spiegel Online - ‎18 minutes ago‎
My pension" during a protest on the eve of Chancellor Angela Merkel's one-day trip to the Greek capital on Tuesday. Greeks are hoping to hear Chancellor Angela Merkel express solidarity with the crisis-stricken country during her Tuesday visit to Athens.

German chancellor Merkel on highwire Greek visit

AFP - ‎3 hours ago‎
ATHENS — German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrives in Greece on Tuesday to support its embattled government amid planned new anti-austerity protests, her first visit here since the economic crisis erupted more than two years ago. Thousands of police will ...

Greece Girds For Merkel Visit

RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty - ‎4 hours ago‎
One day earlier, thousands of Greek trade unionists and others demonstrated in Athens to protest Merkel's visit, chanting slogans against her and further austerity measures that have been backed by her government in Athens. Many Greeks blame Merkel for ...

Unfriendly crowds to greet German PM in Greece

CNN - ‎1 hour ago‎
Athens, Greece (CNN) -- Greek authorities were bracing for protests Tuesday as German Chancellor Angela Merkel visits a country where many view her as the cause of their suffering. Critics see Merkel as the main enforcer of the EU-imposed austerity ...

Braving protests, Merkel to offer encouragement in Athens

Chicago Tribune - ‎6 hours ago‎
Police have banned protests in most of central Athens and readied 6,000 officers, including anti-terrorist units and rooftop snipers, to provide security during the six-hour visit, Merkel's first since Greece's debt crisis erupted in 2009. It marks a gesture of support ...

Angela Merkel lands in Greece to face hostile reception - eurozone crisis live

The Guardian - ‎7 minutes ago‎
Angela Merkel is heading to Greece amid extremely high security for her first visit to Athens since the financial crisis began in 2007. Thousands of police have been mobilised to protect the German chancellor, who will meet Antonis Samaras, Greece's prime ...

No red carpet for Merkel ahead of Athens visit

Deutsche Welle - ‎3 hours ago‎
A ban on protests has been put into place throughout most of Athens this Tuesday and 7,000 police officers have been deployed to maintain order. On Monday night several thousand protesters took to the streets to let German Chancellor Angela Merkel know ...

Angela Merkel Is Visiting Greece Tomorrow - Here Are The Two Big Things ...

Business Insider - ‎15 hours ago‎
So, there is concern that things could get a little hectic in Athens today. The second big worry is that Merkel's visit ultimately means very little, since Berlin has already said that Greece can't be given additional aid before the troika report on the country's reform ...

Merkel to visit Greece amid protest warnings

Aljazeera.com - ‎3 hours ago‎
Tuesday's visit to Athens will be Merkel's first since the eurozone crisis erupted nearly three years ago. The chancellor is considered by many Greeks to be the key architect behind the country's austerity measures. Merkelhas been criticised at home for ...

Police snipers on the rooftops as Merkel visits Athens

The Province - ‎6 hours ago‎
Thousands of police will be on the streets of Athens Tuesday, backed by snipers on the rooftops, as Angela Merkel, the German Chancellor, visits a country where she has been vilified as the embodiment of a “fourth Reich.” Photograph by: Thanassis ...
 

Athens on high alert for Merkel visit

Channel News Asia - ‎17 hours ago‎
ATHENS: Police in Athens were on high alert on Monday for this week's visit by German Chancellor Angela Merkel, bracing for street protests against the leader of Europe's paymaster who has become a hate figure to many over punishing austerity cuts.

Debt crisis: Greece prepares for Merkel visit - live

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎17 hours ago‎
17.10 As Greek police step up security and prepare to close down large sections of Athens to contain protests against Angela Merkel when the German chancellor visits tomorrow, FT Alphaville has asked just why Mrs Merkel is paying a visit. Paul Murphy ...

7000 police deployed in Athens for Merkel visit

B92 - ‎2 hours ago‎
ATHENS -- German Chancellor Angela Merkel's visit to Greece, the first since the outbreak of the debt crisis in 2009, will see 7,000 police deployed in the city. Tweet. (Beta/AP). The authorities also banned rallies in the central parts of Athens on Tuesday.

Thousands of Greek protesters tell Merkel she is not welcome

Chicago Tribune - ‎6 hours ago‎
ATHENS (Reuters) - About 8,000 demonstrators chanted anti-austerity slogans and hoisted banners warning Angela Merkel she was not welcome in Greece at a protest on Monday, the eve of a visit by the German chancellor. Organized by labor unions fed up ...

Op-Ed: Solidarity with Samaras: the reason for Merkel's Athens visit

DigitalJournal.com - ‎11 minutes ago‎
Athens - Greece's fragile coalition government is in danger of imploding. Reluctant coalition partners make political waves over new austerity measures, corruption lurks beneath the surface, bankruptcy beckons. So why did Angela Merkel choose this moment ...

What Merkel's Athens Visit Means

Wall Street Journal (India) - ‎18 hours ago‎
What Merkel's Athens Visit Means. German Chancellor Angela Merkel will visit Athens on Tuesday but she will likely be met with mixed reaction from the Greeks, Charles Forelle discusses on Markets Hub. Photo: Associated Press. Up Next ...

Europe Day Ahead: Merkel braves Athens visit

Reuters - ‎18 hours ago‎
Europe Day Ahead: Merkel braves Athens visit (2:13). Oct. 8 - Angela Merkel heads to Athens for her first visit since the debt crisis erupted, but warm words may be all on offer. Finmins wrap up Brussels talks and the BAE-EADS deal goes down to the wire.

Samaras Bans Rallies During Merkel's Visit

Greek Reporter - ‎15 hours ago‎
Worried that planned protests during German Chancellor Angela Merkel's visit to Athens on Oct. 9 could escalate into violence, Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras had directed that all rallies and gatherings be banned while she's in the city to meet him, ...

Athens police plan city-wide crackdown on protests ahead of Merkel visit

RT - ‎15 hours ago‎
Greek police are preparing to close down large sections of the Athens to contain protests against German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who is visiting the city on Tuesday for talks with the country's Prime Minister, Antonis Samaras. Authorities issued permits for ...

Tight security for Merkel's Athens visit, protests banned

DigitalJournal.com - ‎2 hours ago‎
Athens - With Angela Merkel due to arrive in Athens at 1.30 Tuesday, the Greek capital is on a high security alert. In addition to the deployment of 7,000 riot police, helicopters, and snipers, gatherings and protests have been banned from much of central ...

Germany says Merkel visit to Athens does not mean aid for Greece

Reuters - ‎Oct 7, 2012‎
BERLIN (Reuters) - German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said on Sunday that Chancellor Angela Merkel's trip to Greece this week did not mean the debt-stricken country would receive the next tranche of aid from its bailout. "The chancellor will not ...

In Most Delicate, Dangerous Trip, Angela Merkel Visits Greece

International Business Times - ‎32 minutes ago‎
German Chancellor Angela Merkel embarks Tuesday on what is essentially a visit to enemy territory, touching down in Athens to meet with the Greek political leadership and deliver a message of "solidarity" with the Greek people. In Most Delicate, Dangerous ...

Merkel's Athens visit chance to ease tension

Business Recorder (blog) - ‎Oct 7, 2012‎
Angela-Merkel ATHENS: German Chancellor Angela Merkel's visit Tuesday to debt-strapped Greece may provide a chance to ease tensions born of the economic crisis, but she looks set to receive a tepid welcome from those who blame Germany for the ...

Merkel in Greece

Kathimerini - ‎21 minutes ago‎
Angela Merkel's visit to Athens comes too late, like rock bands coming to Greece long after their peak. It will be hard to convince people her belated visit is in solidarity with the beaten periphery, after a good three years of whipping and bad mouthing anything ...

Merkel to Visit Heart of Crisis

Journal of Turkish Weekly - ‎3 hours ago‎
German Chancellor Angela Merkel is set to travel to Greece today with a message of support for the ìambitiousî cuts already in place in Athens but also encouragement to maintain the efforts, her spokesman said. ìShe is going to Greece to express her support ...

Merkel Ventures to Athens in Late Show of Solidarity

Spiegel Online - ‎18 hours ago‎
Chancellor Angela Merkel's spokesman says her trip to Athens on Tuesday is a "normal visit." Judging by the security arrangements, it is anything but. Merkel has become a hate figure to many in Greece in the euro crisis. Critics say her visit has come too late.

7000 police to protect Angela Merkel during Athens visit

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎20 hours ago‎
7,000 police to protect Angela Merkel during Athens visit. Greek police are preparing a huge security operation involving 7,000 officers, water cannon and a helicopter to protect German chancellor Angela Merkelduring her visit to Athens tomorrow.

High security in Athens for Merkel visit

TV3.ie - ‎3 hours ago‎
Security is tight in Athens today ahead of expected protests against the visit of German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Angela Merkel arrives in Greece today for talks with the country's Prime Minister. Her visitcomes amid growing unrest in Greece over planned ...

Police on Alert as German Chancellor Merkel to Visit Greece

770kob - ‎13 hours ago‎
Related. (ATHENS, Greece) -- German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Tuesday brings her tough-talking advocacy for austerity to ground zero of the European debt crisis, and police in Athens are so nervous, they are employing over-the-top security measures.

Greek fury over Angela Merkel visit to Athens

The Times (subscription) - ‎50 minutes ago‎
Operation Angela, the biggest police protection exercise in Athens for a dozen years, will see 7,000 officers deployed to keep angry demonstrators away from the German Chancellor as she flies in today to encourage Greece to stick to its tough reforms.

Angela Merkel due to visit Athens today

The Voice of Russia - ‎4 hours ago‎
Greek police are on full alert against possible disruptions, as German Chancellor Angela Merkel is due to visit Athens today, where she is blamed for cuts. It would be German Chancellor Angela Merkel's firstvisit to Greece since the Euro crisis erupted almost ...

Athens in lockdown for Merkel visit

Agenzia Giornalistica Italia - ‎20 hours ago‎
(AGI) Athens - Athens is in lockdown in the run-up to Angela Merkel's visit tomorrow. A huge security operation has been mounted to safeguard the visit by the German Chancellor, who has become a figure of hate as a result of the austerity measures imposed ...

7000 Police to Guard Merkel in Athens

Journal of Turkish Weekly - ‎3 hours ago‎
Around 7,000 police will be on patrol on the streets of Athens when German Chancellor Angela Merkel lands in Greece on Tuesday morning, her first visit since the crisis broke out in the country three years ago. The policemen will be backed up by rooftop ...

Police on Standby For Merkel Visit to Greece

Reason (blog) - ‎16 hours ago‎
GREEK police have increased security and are preparing to close down large sections of the capital, Athens, to contain protests during a visit by Germany's Chancellor, Angela Merkel. Merkel is scheduled in Athens on Tuesday for talks with Greek Prime ...

Unprecedented security plan for Merkel's Athens visit includes ban on rallies

Kathimerini - ‎21 hours ago‎
Attica police have banned all demonstrations in downtown Athens on Tuesday, when Chancellor Angela Merkel is due to arrive for talks with Prime Minister Antonis Samaras. In the biggest security operation mounted in the Greek capital since US President ...

Athens on alert for Merkel

Kathimerini - ‎15 hours ago‎
With German Chancellor Angela Merkel due in Athens Tuesday for a landmark visit widely seen as an expression of German support for Greece's reform efforts and its prospects for staying in the eurozone, police have mounted the biggest security operation ...

Angela Merkel visits Greece amid heavy protest

Zee News - ‎2 hours ago‎
Athens: German Chancellor Angela Merkel will on Tuesday fly into Greece amid protest by angry Greeks and offer support to the country suffering from debt crisis and continue to stay in the eurozone. The country has been going through one of the hardest ...

Tight security as Angela Merkel visits Greece

RTE.ie - ‎4 hours ago‎
Several thousand people gathered in Athens last night to protest on the eve of Ms Merkel's visit. Greek police have banned protests in most of central Athens and readied 6,000 officers, including anti-terrorist units and rooftop snipers, to provide security during ...

Greek power workers to be charged after police disperse protest

Reuters - ‎Oct 8, 2012‎
ATHENS | Mon Oct 8, 2012 4:20am EDT. ATHENS Oct 8 (Reuters) - Eighteen Greek electricity workers will be charged on Monday with breaching the peace after police broke up an anti-austerity protest ahead of a visit by German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
 

Tight security as Angela Merkel visits Greece

RTE.ie - ‎4 hours ago‎
Several thousand people gathered in Athens last night to protest on the eve of Ms Merkel's visit. Greek police have banned protests in most of central Athens and readied 6,000 officers, including anti-terrorist units and rooftop snipers, to provide security during ...

NEWS ANALYSIS: Merkel among the Greek ruins is more about politics at home

BDlive - ‎6 hours ago‎
OUTRAGE: Pensioners shout slogans against the EU and the government during an anti-austerity march towards the EU offices in central Athens on Monday, a day before German Chancellor Angela Merkel visits Greece. Picture: REUTERS. SUDDENLY, in ...

Merkel Should Bury Euro During Greece Visit: Economist

CNBC.com - ‎21 hours ago‎
Greece is braced for further strikes and potentially violent protests during Merkel's visits, with labor unions and politicians eager to show their opposition to hefty austerity measures, which some Greeks view as imposed by Germany. (Read More: Snipers ...

News Analysis: Merkel's visit signals new start to solve Greek, European debt crisis

Nzweek - ‎14 hours ago‎
ATHENS, Oct. 8 (Xinhua) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel's visit to Athens on Tuesday could signal a fresh start in international efforts to counter the alarming debt crisis plaguing Greece and Europe over the past three years, Greek officials and analysts ...

Merkel's Athens trip is a chance to show solidarity: German politicians

China Post - ‎15 hours ago‎
Late Sunday, German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble, told public television channel ZDF that the point of Merkel's visit was not to weigh in on what the “troika” must decide, referring to Greece's international creditors, the International Monetary Fund, ...

Merkel to Visit Greece for First Time Since Crisis Outbreak

Bloomberg - ‎Oct 5, 2012‎
German Chancellor Angela Merkel will travel to Athens for the first time since Europe's financial crisis broke out there three years ago, a sign she's seeking to silence the debate on pushing Greece out of the euro. Merkel's visit to the Greek capital Oct. 9 to ...

Germany's Merkel to Visit Greece Next Week

Voice of America (blog) - ‎Oct 5, 2012‎
German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she will visit Athens next week, her first visit to debt-ridden Greece since the three-year eurozone governmental debt crisis threatened to undermine the world's economic fortunes. Ms.Merkel has often drawn the anger ...

Greek riot police deploy for Merkel's first post-crisis visit

The Independent - ‎11 hours ago‎
Chancellor Angela Merkel pays her first visit to Greece since the onset of the euro crisis today amid growing uncertainty over the country's bailout and dire warnings from her own party that no "presents" should be given toAthens to help it overcome its ...

Merkel to visit Greece as money running out

Reuters - ‎Oct 5, 2012‎
BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel will make her first visit to Greece next week since the euro zone debt crisis erupted, in a show of support for Athens after it said it would run out of money at the end of November without fresh international ...

Merkel faces Greek fury on Athens trip

Brisbane Times - ‎11 hours ago‎
Angela Merkel faces a hostile reception when she visits Athens, with the German Chancelllor expected to say she wants Greece to remain within the euro zone. 09/10/12. Blast kills four in S Afghanistan (Video Thumbnail). Up next... Blast kills four in Helmand ...

Greece: Merkel's euro headache returns

BBC News - ‎Oct 8, 2012‎
On Tuesday the German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, will visit Athens. It will be her first visit to Greece since the crisis erupted nearly three years ago. She is regarded by many Greeks as the author of austerity. She is held responsible for demanding that ...

German finance minister keeps pressure on Greece ahead of Chancellor ...

Washington Post - ‎Oct 7, 2012‎
BERLIN — Germany's finance minister is keeping the pressure on Greece to implement reforms and spending cuts before a visit by Chancellor Angela Merkel. Merkel travels to Athens on Tuesday. Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble rejected on ZDF ...

Greek protests over Merkel visit

ITV News - ‎15 hours ago‎
Around 6,000 police will be deployed on the streets of Athens when German Chancellor Angela Merkel visits today, in a bid to rid the city centre of protest marches planned by unions and opposition parties. Share. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter Share ...

Germany Shows Respect for Greek Reforms as Merkel Heads to Athens

Novinite.com - ‎18 hours ago‎
Germany's government has voiced its respect for the reforms Greece is implementing to cope with the financial crisis on the eve of Chancellor Angela Merkel's keenly awaited visit to Athens. "She is going to Greece to express her support for the ambitious ...

Germany's Merkel to visit Greece as tensions run high over next part of rescue ...

Washington Post - ‎Oct 5, 2012‎
Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras said Merkel's visit on Tuesday was good news. “We will receive her as befits the leader of a great power and a friendly country,” he told reporters in Athens. But Greece's main labor unions were swift to call a protest rally ...

'Obviously more than a bilateral meeting'

Deutsche Welle - ‎17 hours ago‎
I think that pressure is being felt, and that is one reason why Merkel would reach out to Athens. Merkel's visit comes at a crucial time ahead of the next European summit planned for next week. It's still unclear whether or not Greece will receive the next tranche ...

Mrs. Merkel visits Greece, only three years too late…

New Europe (blog) - ‎21 hours ago‎
AFP PHOTO / Jens Buttner. Tomorrow, German Chancellor Angela Merkel is coming to Athens, for a six-hour official visit. In spite of the political controversy stirred, the coming of the highest rank German official is without doubt a major event for Greece.

Why is Merkel visiting Athens on Tuesday?

FT Alphaville - ‎19 hours ago‎
Why is Merkel visiting Athens on Tuesday? Paul Murphy | Oct 08 16:27 | Comment |. Share. Share this on. Twitter · Facebook · Google+ · LinkedIn · StumbleUpon · Reddit. Paul Murphy is the founding editor of FT Alphaville. Learn more · Subscribe to Paul's ...

Labor clashes at Greek Defense Ministry

The Seattle Times - ‎Oct 4, 2012‎
Germany's Merkel to visit Greece next week. Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel is to visit Greece next week as Athens works to convince its creditors to pay the next installment of its bailout package. The Associated Press ...

Fortress Athens braces for Merkel visit

New Europe - ‎22 hours ago‎
According to Greek press, the security measures for the visit of Chancellor Merkel will be similar to that of the 1999 visit of US President, Bill Clinton. Police will guard all the main German Institutions established in Athens, such as the German Embassy and the ...

Fortress Athens: 6000 Cops to Guard Merkel

Greek Reporter - ‎Oct 7, 2012‎
German Chancellor Angela Merkel – who many Greeks view as the architect of the austerity measures that have ruined their lives – will likely face angry crowds when she visits Athens on Oct. 9 to meet with Prime Minister Antonis Samaras and check on his ...

Merkel 'Must Stay Tough in Athens'

Spiegel Online - ‎Oct 8, 2012‎
Chancellor Angela Merkel is bracing for a hostile reception in Greece on Tuesday, her first visit since the euro crisis broke out. German media urge her to stay tough in the face of demonstrations and possible pleas for fresh money. Others say the visit offers a ...

Greek PM Samaras welcomes Merkel visit

Reuters - ‎Oct 5, 2012‎
ATHENS (Reuters) - Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras welcomed on Friday German Chancellor Angela Merkel's visit Athens next week, her first since Greece's international bailout two years ago. "It is a very positive development that Ms. Merkel has ...

Greece steps up security as Merkel visit to be met by protests

Kathimerini - ‎Oct 7, 2012‎
Some 7,000 police officers are going to be placed on duty for the visit of German Chancellor Angela Merkel to Athens on Tuesday. A number of protests have been planned to coincide with Merkel's trip and the government wants to ensure that the event ...

Greeks to Protest against Merkel's Visit despite Ban

IBTimes.co.uk - ‎5 hours ago‎
Although the Greek government has imposed a ban on street protests, anti-austerity activists are unlikely to heed it. The police have announced that rallies and open-air gatherings are prohibited in central Athensuntil Merkel leaves the country. Such a ban on ...

Merkel's First Greek Crisis Visit Seen Sending Signal to Critics

San Francisco Chronicle - ‎Oct 5, 2012‎
Oct. 5 (Bloomberg) -- German Chancellor Angela Merkel will travel to Athens for the first time since Europe's financial crisis broke out there three years ago, a sign she's seeking to silence the debate on pushing Greece out of the euro. Merkel's visit to the ...

Mrs Merkel goes to Athens. Why?

Kathimerini - ‎Oct 8, 2012‎
The newspaper adds that Merkelís opinion of Samaras has changed substantially and that she was impressed by the Greek delegation that visited Berlin in August. There was no way Samaras could pass up the opportunity to host Merkel in Athens and prove ...

Merkel's visit to Greece doesn't guarantee financing, says Fin Min

IFA Magazine - ‎Oct 8, 2012‎
German Chancellor Angela Merkel is scheduled to visit Athens on Tuesday and Greece is preparing to receive her with protests. Along with the country's two major labour unions, Syriza party leader Alexis Tsipras has been urging citizens to join organised ...

2ND LEAD: Thousands of Greeks demonstrate ahead of

Europe Online Magazine - ‎16 hours ago‎
Athens (dpa) - Angry protesters in Greece burnt an EU flag and likened Angela Merkel to the Nazis on Monday, as Athens was braced for large scale rioting ahead of a planned visit by the German chancellor. More than 5,000 people voiced their criticism to ...

Greek labor unions call work stoppage, rally to protest Merkel visit

Reuters - ‎Oct 5, 2012‎
ATHENS (Reuters) - Greek labor unions called a work stoppage and a rally in Athens on Tuesday to protest against the planned visit of German Chancellor Angela Merkel to Athens, a union official said on Friday. The rally, called by the country's two main ...
 

Behind Calm in Athens, Greece's Debt Just Got Worse

CNBC.com - ‎31 minutes ago‎
Peter Doukas, Greece's former deputy minister of economy and finance and the current chairman at Capital Partner, told CNBC that Merkel's visit could not stave of the country's impending funding crisis and he said an official debt haircut was “absolutely ...

UPDATE 1-Greek power workers charged in building takeover protest

Reuters - ‎21 hours ago‎
ATHENS Oct 8 (Reuters) - A Greek public prosecutor on Monday charged power workers for occupying a public utility building in an anti-austerity protest broken up by police ahead of a visit by German Chancellor AngelaMerkel. Police stormed the building ...

Protest ban in Athens

euronews - ‎51 minutes ago‎
Greek police have tightened security in Athens for the visit of German Chancellor, Angela Merkel. Large sections of the capital have been closed off to contain potential protesters. Public gatherings have been banned in most of the city centre, within 100 ...

Samaras and Merkel to meet in Athens next Tuesday

NASDAQ - ‎Oct 5, 2012‎
FXstreet.com (Barcelona) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel will travel to Greece on October 9 to hold talks with PM Anotnis Samaras. This is the first time since the onset of the crisis that the German leader will visit Athens. Greek labor unions are planning a ...

Greece Police ban demos against German Chancellor's visit

Press TV - ‎20 hours ago‎
Anti-austerity protesters are expected to take to the streets in Athens on Tuesday to take part in a protest organized by labor unions and opposition parties against Merkel's 6-hour-visit to the country. People in debt-stricken Greece blame Merkel for pressuring ...

7000 police officers placed on duty as Angela Merkel arrives

Aysor - ‎22 hours ago‎
Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel will visit Athens on Tuesday for talks with Mr Samaras on the bailout - her first visit there since the debt crisis erupted. Some 7,000 police officers are going to be placed on duty for the visitof German Chancellor Angela ...

Merkel to visit Greece

BreakingNews.ie - ‎Oct 5, 2012‎
Ms Merkel's trip to Athens next week comes as Greece warns it will run out of money at the end of November without fresh international aid. Prime Minister Antonis Samaras said Dr Merkel's visit is a "very positive development" as Greece negotiates with the ...

Greece welcomes planned Merkel visit

MSN Philippines News - ‎Oct 5, 2012‎
Greece welcomes planned Merkel visit. Greece on Friday welcomed an upcoming visit to Athens by German Chancellor Angela Merkel as a step toward solving the eurozone debt crisis. Merkel's visit, "the first in five years... is very positive for the reinforcement ...

Hacker group says attacks Greek official websites

Yahoo! News (blog) - ‎11 hours ago‎
ATHENS (Reuters) - The activist hacker group Anonymous said it had taken down a number of Greek government websites on Monday, on the eve of a visit by German Chancellor Angela Merkel that is likely to be met by angry protests. Several government ...

NEWS ANALYSIS: Merkel among the Greek ruins is more about politics at home

BDlive - ‎6 hours ago‎
OUTRAGE: Pensioners shout slogans against the EU and the government during an anti-austerity march towards the EU offices in central Athens on Monday, a day before German Chancellor Angela Merkel visits Greece. Picture: REUTERS. SUDDENLY, in ...
 
 

Hostile Greeks brace for Merkel's visit

National Post - ‎14 hours ago‎
 
 
 
 
 

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