German Chancellor Angela Merkel is planning to press ahead with efforts to forge a common European strategy on refugees, officials said, following another torrid week in the continent’s migration crisis
August 24, 2015
Greece has repaid $3.5 billion to the European Central Bank, with not a day to spare before the deadline expires.
August 20, 2015
The German parliament approved a third bailout for Greece on Wednesday after Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said the country should get "a new start", while in Athens the government agonised over whether to call a snap election.
Reuters: August 19, 2015
German lawmakers have overwhelmingly approved a $95 billion bailout package for Greece, a move that would help Greece meet Thursday's deadline to repay international creditors.
August 19, 2015
A German parliamentary vote on the controversial third Greek bailout on Wednesday has been overshadowed by an expected rebellion in Chancellor Angela Merkel's centre-right party.
BBC: August 18, 2015
German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Sunday said that the third aid programme will help Greece to get back on its feet.
August 17, 2015
While Chancellor Angela Merkel's focus on careful spending as a cure for the euro zone's debt problems has made her popular at home, German consumers are borrowing more to finance everything from furniture to cars.
Reuters: August 13, 2015
Banks in cash-strapped Greece opened Monday for the first time in three weeks.
July 20, 2015
German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she is prepared to consider further debt concessions to Greece once its latest economic reforms are worked out.
BBC: July 19, 2015
Germany's political establishment rushed to defend a deal with Greece on Monday to negotiate a third bailout, with Chancellor Angela Merkel's lieutenants selling the agreement as a victory for Europe that her conservatives can support.
Independent Online: July 14, 2015