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Greek, German leaders to meet amid sour notes

The ongoing negotiations have fuelled popular opposition in Germany to the new Greek government

Greek national flags are displayed for sale at the entrance of a one euro shop in Athens. Mr Tsipras has blamed Ms Merkel's insistence on tough austerity for his country's "humanitarian crisis".


THE leaders of debt-wracked Greece and economic powerhouse Germany meet in Berlin on Monday after weeks of bad feeling over Athens' debt woes, bitter wartime memories and an offensive hand gesture.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel will receive Greece's radical left-wing Prime