Germany reviews arms shipments to Turkey amid row

Berlin, Jul 21 Germany said today it was reviewing all arms sales to Turkey amid a bitter row between the NATO partners that has sharply worsened since Ankara arrested several human rights...

Jul 21, 2017 5:09 PM | Newsscroll

Germany's Schaeuble urges fresh bank rules after Italy crisis

Brussels, Jul 10 German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble today warned that eurozone banking rules required reform amid criticism that recent rescues of Italian banks failed to heed the lessons of...

Jul 10, 2017 10:40 PM | Newsscroll

Merkel overshadows party ahead of September election

Berlin, Jul 3 German Chancellor Angela Merkel will today formally launch her campaign to win a fourth term in a September parliamentary election more likely to be decided on personality than...

Jul 03, 2017 10:16 AM | Newsscroll

IMF to participate for 'last time' in Greek bailout: Schaeuble

Athens, Jul 1 The International Monetary Fund, a key creditor in Greece's bailout, will not participate in any further rescues of the debt-wracked country, Germany's finance minister told a Greek...

Jul 01, 2017 7:52 PM | Newsscroll

German Cabinet approves plan to boost spending next year

Berlin, Jun 28 Germany's Cabinet has approved a budget plan that foresees a 2.6 per cent increase in spending next year and a balanced budget over the next four years.The plan presented by Finance...

Jun 28, 2017 7:22 PM | Newsscroll

Greece seeks bailout, debt breakthroughs

Luxembourg, Jun 15 Eurozone finance ministers will try to overcome months of differences with the IMF today and unlock sorely needed bailout cash for Greece to avert a fresh crisis.IMF chief...

Jun 15, 2017 9:56 AM | Newsscroll

Greece pushed to take bailout deal without debt relief

Brussels, Jun 14 Greece faced pressure today to accept a bailout deal with no new debt relief so that it can meet huge repayments and avert a fresh crisis this summer.After months of bickering,...

Jun 14, 2017 7:51 PM | Newsscroll

Macron says 'door always open' for UK to stay in EU

Paris, Jun 13 French President Emmanuel Macron said today the door was "always open" for Britain to remain in the EU after Prime Minister Theresa May said Brexit talks would begin next week."Of...

Jun 14, 2017 12:59 AM | Newsscroll

EU door open if Britain gives up on Brexit: Germany

Frankfurt Am Main, Jun 13 The European Union's door remains open if Britain changes its decision to leave the 28- member bloc, German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said today, while...

Jun 13, 2017 10:14 PM | Newsscroll

Greek police probing security failures in attack on ex-PM

Athens, May 26 Greek police scrambled today to determine how a letter bomb wounded former PM Lucas Papademos despite security checks being beefed up after a wave of similar attacks in March."We want...

May 26, 2017 4:41 PM | Newsscroll