German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schäuble says the IMF took some convincing to stick around. In return Germany acknowledges a possible need for debt relief for Greece - in 2018
It looks like Martin Schulz is about to become another in a line of middle-aged male Social Democrat candidates to come second in an election to Chancellor Angela Merkel. So what exactly does the SPD stand for?
The Greek government has started an auction of five-year sovereign bonds. The measure serves as a test run in preparation for the debt-ridden nation's return to capital markets. Major banks are handling the sale.
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.
It looks as if Tanzania's push to get its citizens and foreign investors to pay more taxes and reduce donor dependency is working, writes Anaclet Rwegayura.
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