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Europeans bemused and dismayed by Donald Trump

It’s not often that a major ally calls the next potential United States president “sickening,” but that indeed was how French President Francois Hollande described the “excesses” of Republican candidate Donald Trump just a week ago.
August 11, 2016

EU leaders reassure Balkan nations following Brexit

European leaders gave assurances to Balkan nations that Britain's vote to leave the European Union will not stop plans to enlarge the bloc.
July 5, 2016

Merkel heads to Turkey to try and save EU migrant deal

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and other European Union officials will travel to Turkey this weekend to try to smooth over tensions that have arisen since the two sides signed a deal last month to curb the number of migrants pouring into Europe.
April 23, 2016

New meetings between Greek economic staff and institution representatives

Greece's economic staff will meet with the representatives of the institutions on Wednesday.
April 20, 2016

Germany's Merkel says Greece can't have debt haircut in euro zone

Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday that a debt haircut for Greece was not possible so long it remains in the euro zone, adding that Germany wanted a quick conclusion of a bailout review.
Reuters: April 5, 2016

Migrant crisis: Merkel condemns closure of Balkan route

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has blamed European nations for "unilaterally" shutting the Balkan route for migrants.
BBC: March 10, 2016

Merkel’s migration plan will turn Greece into a huge campsite

The German chancellor can save her open-door policy, but she’ll have to spend billions on a pay-off
Gulf News: March 9, 2016

Pavlopoulos to Merkel: Greece will fully comply on refugee crisis, adjustment program

Greece will fully respect fully its commitments both concerning its economic adjustment program and the refugee crisis, but then the country's partners must keep their promise and discuss debt relief, Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos
January 18, 2016

Merkel in Athens

Merkel's visit gave Samaras' government a much needed boost. Given that the crisis has shattered Greece's old two-party system, the only glimmer of hope for political renewal lies in coalition governments being able to iron out their differences and work together.
Stan Draenos: October 15, 2012

Considering Sovereignty

The strongest members have inevitably joined their forces for the unions' sake.
Paris Karagounis: November 21, 2011