Athens threatens to seize German assets 'as compensation for Nazi war crimes'The Crisis in Greece may have just went from bad to worse as Greece has now threatened to seize German assets as compensation for Nazi war crimes – 70 years after the end of the Second World War.  According to reports from the Independent the threat, made by the Greek justice minister and reported in the daily Kathimerini newspaper, has been supported by Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, who told the Greek parliament he would pursue the “very technical and sensitive” matter.  Justice minister Nikos Paraskevopoulos has reportedly called for “war reparations, the repayment of a forced loan and the return of antiquities” from Germany, and said that an old court ruling gave him the power to sanction “the foreclosure of German assets in Greece” as a form of compensation. FULL REPORT