Empress Merkel: Protests to Be Banned from Swathes of Athens for German Visit

ATHENS, Greece (AP) – Authorities have banned demonstrations in a large section of central Athens and will shut down streets and subway stations during a visit by German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who arrives in the Greek capital Thursday afternoon for meetings with Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and other officials. Around 2,000 officers, a police helicopter and drones will be deployed for the visit, which ends Friday afternoon. Germany was the largest single contributor to the three international bailout packages Greece received since 2010 as it struggled through a dramatic financial crisis which almost saw it crash out of the eurozone. [READ MORE HERE]

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