Although many Greeks blame Berlin for their country's strict austerity drive, others are willing to move to Germany in order to find work.
More and more Greeks are moving to Germany to complete their university studies in the hope of improving their chances in the job market. Radical cuts continue to threaten the quality of teaching in Greece.
After Berlin and Paris in 2013, the EU has called for a third summit to discuss ways of boosting growth and jobs across Europe. Politicians meeting in Milan face a challenge, and so far have had only limited success.
Once again, Europe is the sick man of the global economy. The ECB is opening the money channels, and the IMF wants more investment. But none of that can replace the necessary structural reforms, says DW's Rolf Wenkel.
Fresh data from the German Labor Agency have shown a slight drop in the unadjusted unemployment rate in Europe's economic powerhouse. But a closer look revealed a weaker job market all the same.
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