Despite Berlin's backing of the Cyprus bailout, Germany remains divided over how to deal with the eurozone crisis
China says it is prepared to offer help to Pakistan as the country battles spiraling economic problems. There are fears Islamabad won't be able to repay Chinese loans linked to Beijing's Belt and Road Initiative.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has been described as the lender of last resort for countries in financial distress. But the stiff medicine doled out by the fund is still subject to huge controversy.
Polls have opened in Pakistan amid heavy security, with media being barred from entering some voting centers. Analysts say the vote could further polarize the country. Shamil Shams reports from Islamabad.
At a meeting in Sofia, eurozone finance ministers agreed that Athens was on track to exit from eight years of bailouts. But deep divisions persist over how to boost growth and make sure Athens implements reforms.
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