Despite Berlin's backing of the Cyprus bailout, Germany remains divided over how to deal with the eurozone crisis
The United Nations has launched an appeal for $861 million in international humanitarian aid for Iraq. The country is struggling to cover humanitarian costs amid falling oil prices and the fight against "Islamic State."
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has told the World Economic Forum in Davos that Athens accepts its EU partners' insistence that the International Monetary Fund keeps supervising the country's rescue program.
The start of Syrian peace talks has been stalled by entrenched disputes over who can even sit at the negotiating table. Saudi Arabia, Turkey and Russia, as well as Syrian rebels and Kurds, are all at loggerheads.
EU Council President Tusk has warned that some of the reforms demanded by British Prime Minister Cameron could prove unacceptable. Cameron is expected to press for concessions in order to avoid so-called "Brexit."
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