Photo Gallery: Chaos in Downtown Athens
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Photo Gallery: Chaos in Downtown Athens

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A Civilization on Edge Amid Debt Crisis, Athens Falls Apart

As Greece struggles to master its devastating debt problem, decades of mismanagement have taken their toll on the country's once-proud capital. Athens has degenerated into a hotbed of chaos and crime, where tensions between Greeks and immigrants have led to attacks on foreigners by the far-right.  
Translated from the German by Christopher Sultan