Lawmakers have voted for a rescue of the struggling euro zone member. The vote puts Cyprus on track to receive an emergency loan from Europe.
Leading members of the SPD have hit back after Germany's finance minister said candidate Martin Schulz's speeches were akin to the populist rhetoric of US President Donald Trump. Elections are due in September.
Europe needs fast and pragmatic moves to demonstrate a strong EU to citizens stunned by Brexit, Finance Minister Wolfgang Schäuble has said. He added that governments might need to override a sluggish Brussels.
Germany's lower house, the Bundestag, is expected to vote overwhelmingly in favor of a third bailout for Greece. However, Chancellor Angela Merkel has been facing a rebellion from within her own party ahead of the vote.
Angela Merkel came out of the Brussels bailout talks the clear winner, having forced her Greek counterpart to concede nearly everything. But for many in her party, even that was a compromise too far.
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