The ECB is considering stimulating the economy with funding for local infrastructure projects. Germany already has experience with so-called "helicopter money."
Tens of thousands of public sector workers in Germany have gone on strike amid a spat between unions and the government over wage increases. The European Central Bank is watching the drama closely.
Latin American countries vowed to tackle corruption in a statement released at the Summit of the Americas. Regional leaders also warned Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro that his snap election would lack credibility.
The deal came after more than 150,000 public sector workers went on strike across Germany. The European Central Bank has been closely watching the negotiations as it considers the future of its massive stimulus program.
Albania is one of Europe's poorest countries, yet its political parties still spend heavily on lobbying. As a new media report reveals the darker side of Albanian politics, transparency advocates are pushing for reform.
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