Despite Berlin's backing of the Cyprus bailout, Germany remains divided over how to deal with the eurozone crisis
EU industry commissioner Elzbieta Bienkowska has indicated that Brussels could soften the rules on state aid for the steel sector, after talks on tackling overcapacity and low prices in the industry failed.
At a meeting with the world's top five economic organizations, German Chancellor Angela Merkel called on the IMF to remain part of Greek bailout efforts as worries about a new debt crisis appeared stronger.
Eurozone ministers have lauded the country for its progress since taking on international emergency loans in 2013. Its close ties to the Greek economy helped push the island into trouble.
Fierce battles continue in Iraq's Anbar province. More people flock to the Bzebiz bridge over the Euphrates, fleeing IS. In the refugee camps, drinking water is dwindling. DW's Birgit Svensson reports from Baghdad.
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