There is still no major breakthrough in the US budget impasse. Finance ministers taking part in the IMF's annual meeting urged the Americans to quickly reach a compromise.
After the Republican attempt to repeal Obamacare collapsed, the party appears likely to move on with President Trump's legislative program. Next stop fiscal policy and the political minefield that will be taxation.
Greece's latest tranche of bailout cash has been agreed by 19 eurozone ministers meeting in Luxembourg. It includes steps to foster Greek growth and a stand-by promise from the International Monetary Fund.
Sometimes a picture says 1,000 words. Pope Francis and US President Donald Trump do not just have a difference of opinion; they have diametrically opposed views of the world, writes DW's Christoph Strack.
The German government projects a larger, yet balanced budget for 2017. There will be modest increases for many departments - especially security. More money will also be allocated for the integration of migrants.
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