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.
With Schulz and Merkel neck-and-neck in the polls, we talk to senior CDU MP and German deputy finance minister Jens Spahn. Does he think Merkel can win a fourth term in what she expects to be her toughest election yet?
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.
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