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EU membership more elusive than ever for Turkey

Moves by Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan to clamp down on the Kurdish minority and the media before next month’s parliamentary elections are fueling the longstanding skepticism of European leaders,
October 20, 2015

Merkel demands EU partners share in burden of human tide

German Chancellor Angela Merkel, reflecting on "a moving, in some parts breathtaking weekend behind us," said Monday that all EU countries could help to accommodate the human tide from the Middle East and Africa.
The Olympian: September 7, 2015

Germany pushes for EU-wide response to migrant crisis

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 makes payment to European Central Bank

Greece has repaid $3.5 billion to the European Central Bank, with not a day to spare before the deadline expires.
August 20, 2015

Germany backs Greek bailout as Tsipras mulls early polls

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 approve latest Greek bailout

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

Greece bailout: Merkel faces rebellion by MPs as key vote looms

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

Third economic programme will help Greece to get back on its feet, Merkel says

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Sunday said that the third aid programme will help Greece to get back on its feet.
August 17, 2015

Germans borrow more as Merkel urges Europe to spend carefully

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 finally open in Greece

Banks in cash-strapped Greece opened Monday for the first time in three weeks.
July 20, 2015