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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

Germany's Schaeuble gives strong backing to Greek bailout

German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said on Monday he had no qualms about urging fellow lawmakers to approve a new bailout for Greece
Reuters: August 18, 2015

German muscle threatens European solidarity

This is not the end of the drama for the European Union. Perhaps, the passion play we are witnessing is just the prologue to tragedy.
BBC: July 16, 2015

Germany won’t spare Greek pain – it has an interest in breaking us

Debt restructuring has always been our aim in negotiations – but for some eurozone leaders Grexit is the goal
Guardian: July 10, 2015

Greece's Varoufakis calls Schaeuble meeting "productive"

Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis described a one-to-one meeting on Monday in Berlin with his most resolute opponent and German counterpart, Wolfgang Schaeuble, as "productive."
London South East: June 8, 2015

Europe said to weigh contingency plans in Greece impasse

German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble raised the possibility that Greece may need a parallel currency and European officials are making contingency plans for the Greek banking system as talks on unlocking aid remain stuck.
Bloomberg: May 23, 2015

Schaeuble said to cite option of Greek parallel currency

German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble raised the possibility that Greece may need a parallel currency alongside the euro if the country’s talks with creditors fail
Bloomberg: May 22, 2015

Germany urges Greece to undertake reforms to unlock funds

German politicians kept up the pressure on Greece over the weekend to implement reforms, with Economy Minister Sigmar Gabriel warning Athens in an interview that a third aid package would not be on the cards unless the Greeks made some changes.
Reuters: May 17, 2015