Housing hope: the refugee solution

Housing hope: the refugee solution

With his hands in his pockets and his head dropped, Kwame, a 23-year old man from Mali, stands on Oranienplatz in Berlin, a dusty square that has become symbolic of Germany’s ambivalent reception of refugees like him: The country last year granted more asylum’s than any other in the EU – a total of 200,805 – but among ordinary citizens, the tensions against foreigners are growing. In Oranienplatz, this recently led to arson against an…

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Nazi Repayments Bring Hope to Greece

Nazi Repayments Bring Hope to Greece

The Greek government has calculated the exact amount the Germans owe them in terms of World War II reparations. That sum is exactly €279 billion, according to PM Tsipras. The large sum could help tackle Greece’s major problems, including the sky high rates of youth unemployment. However Germany insists negotiations on the matter ended decades ago. Gabriele Dellisanti

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Crowd funding dreams: The wolf waiting to howl

Crowd funding dreams: The wolf waiting to howl

  Berlin, Germany- A crowdfunding project, WOLF, is due to open its doors in December in the Neukölln neighbourhood, right in the heart of Berlin. Once building work is complete, the 360 square meter premises will be a cinema- café bar hosting workshops and events for local, international and prospective filmmakers. The project has received just over €46,000 from online contributors and other small investors but will it be a breath of fresh air for the neighbourhood? Euroviews caught…

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