Greece, the recipient of the biggest sovereign bailout ever, now holds the EU's rotating presidency. The government pledges that the days of new rescue packages have come to an end.
It's no surprise that Vladimir Putin was re-elected as Russian president. The outcome of this bogus election was preordained. DW's Ingo Mannteufel comments on the consequences for Russia and the West.
Germany's economy minister made his comments before departing for Washington. He said that both Germany and the EU want to avoid a trade war with the US.
A boat carrying up to 22 people on board has capsized near the island of Agathonissi, killing six children. The Greek migration minister has called on authorities to "implement safe procedures and safe routes."
Russia's economy is the world's eleventh-largest. Following a period of recession, it managed to return to growth last year despite Western sanctions widening. But can the country continue on the road of recovery?
© 2018 Deutsche Welle |
Legal notice |
| Mobile version