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.
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.
Alexis Tsipras has been the Greek leader for 100 days. In that time, important laws were announced, but never materialized, and talks with creditors have stalled. Yanis Papadimitriou reports from Athens.
German politics with a heart, was there ever such a thing? Yes, Merkel proved it. But now she has a problem. Pushback against Germany's "welcome culture" is growing. Now we need reason, says Volker Wagener.
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