Refugee crisis, China’s slowdown, the future of the Euro, the risk of Brexit, and terror threats – all high on the agenda at the WEF in Davos. Finland's finance minister warns: the 3 most pressing problems must be contained and managed this year.
The European Commission has released new economic growth forecasts. Europe's major economies are expected to grow in the next two years — but at a slower rate than the Commission had previously forecast.
Britain's departure from the EU will leave a hole in the budget of approximately 12-13 billion euros. Budget Commissioner Guenther Oettinger has a tough job ahead of him convincing member states to pony up more funds.
During her trip to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, the German chancellor is to have talks about larger economic cooperation. Her hosts have seen their domestic economies suffer from dropping oil prices.
Has 2016 given us a demonstration of Russia's strength? It may look that way on the surface, but the facts tell a different story, says DW's Ingo Mannteufel.
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