Euro under Threat Culture of Corruption Drags Greece Down

The Greek government has pushed the country to the brink of national bankruptcy, threatening the whole euro zone as a result. But the elite believes that other members of the EU's currency union will pay up -- despite widespread inefficiency and corruption.
Von Ferry Batzoglou und Clemens Höges
Riot policemen march next to a pile of garbage during a trash collectors strike in Athens.

Riot policemen march next to a pile of garbage during a trash collectors strike in Athens.

Foto: Orestis Panagiotou/ dpa
Photo Gallery: Greek Woes
Foto: Orestis Panagiotou/ dpa
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Photo Gallery: Greek Woes

Photo Gallery: Greek Woes
Foto: Orestis Panagiotou/ dpa
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Photo Gallery: Greek Woes

Translated from the German by Christopher Sultan
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