Berlin "Milk Summit" tries to end ruinous production levels - Greek GDP down 0.5% in first quarter - Cement for Kabul
Greece's creditors have concluded a first round of fresh bailout inspections to assess reforms. Even if deadlines are met, a shattered economy and battered public trust will linger behind, says Anthee Carassava.
Let's suppose Bill "It's the economy, stupid!" Clinton was right, and citizens vote primarily based on the state of the economy. DW's Andreas Becker has a look at how the German economy is actually doing.
Ahead of crunch eurozone talks on Thursday, France's new finance minister, Bruno Le Maire, said a deal on debt relief for Greece was close. The issue has caused a rift among creditors, in particular Germany and the IMF.
IMF chief Christine Lagarde says they have yet to decide whether to join the next bailout payment for Greece. The fund's participation is seen as a condition for Germany to unblock new funds to the debt-riddled country.
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