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
German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schäuble, a seasoned stickler, is bidding farewell after eight years. Though anyone in the EU looking forward to a future of more debt may be cheering too soon, writes Bernd Riegert.
Greek Prime Minister Tsipras has said his country is no longer in danger of Grexiting - leaving the EU - and is seeing an inward investment boom. He said he is hopeful after nine years of recession, but questions remain.
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.
The French President Emmanuel Macron has laid out his vision for a more federal Europe. We look at what he wants and and the chances of it being executed in the face of German reluctance.
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