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Merkel warns 'whole lot left' to do on Greece bailout talks

With Greece facing a potential default in two weeks, German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday sought to add urgency to the talks between the country and its international creditors, warning that "very, very intensive work is still needed."
The Catoosa County News: May 22, 2015

Greece must work intensively with creditors: Merkel

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday that Greece needed to work intensively with its creditors, with a lot of effort required before an agreement can be reached.
Reuters: May 22, 2015

French, German leaders hold talks with Greek PM in Riga

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras held "friendly and constructive" debt talks with the leaders of France and Germany Thursday, but gave no sign of a breakthrough ahead of a crucial June deadline.
The Business Insider: May 22, 2015

Merkel: Russia at economic summit 'unimaginable'

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said it is "unimaginable" for Russia to participate in a meeting of the world's leading industrialized countries as long as it is involved in the conflict in Ukraine.
May 21, 2015

Merkel and Hollande urge speedy Greece deal

The German and French leaders Tuesday joined growing calls for debt-wracked Greece to quickly reach a deal with its creditors and avoid default, as crisis talks continued "day and night".
Yahoo! News: May 19, 2015

Merkel pressed to give up Greece as Germans urge strong euro

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is coming under growing pressure from within the ranks of her own party bloc to give up on Greece for the sake of the euro.
Bloomberg: May 11, 2015

Dollar dips, euro rises, as Greek fears fade

The dollar fell against most other major currencies on Thursday, while the euro rose on waning fears of a Greek default.
Reuters: April 23, 2015

Merkel pushes for Greek reforms, insists on keeping Greece in eurozone

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and her Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras have met on the sidelines of an EU meeting on migration. Athens has asked Germany to speed up negotiations for country's bailout deal.
Deutsche Welle: April 23, 2015

German conservative quits after refusing to back Greek aid extension

A prominent Eurosceptic in German Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative bloc resigned on Tuesday, saying he had come under pressure to back an extension of Greece's bailout,
Reuters: March 31, 2015

Merkel: We are working to keep Greece part of the eurozone

Chancellor Angela Merkel signaled she's prepared to ride out German voters' discontent to try to keep Greece in the euro, as long as Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras does his part and presents a viable economic plan, according to Bloomberg news agency.
March 31, 2015