“If Greece fails to negotiate a fair compromise, Greece will face dark times” says European Parliament President Martin Schulz in an exclusive interview with Deutsche Welle on bailout negotiations with Greece.
Germany's Finance Minister Olaf Scholz called the Greek bailout a success and a sign of EU solidarity. But the country still faces decades of debt repayment and economic recovery.
The EU lent Greece the funds to keep it from bankruptcy. Austerity was a harsh process that was often unfair — but lenders saw no real alternative. Tuesday marks the start of a new experiment, DW's Bernd Riegert writes.
On Monday, Greece exits the third and final bailout program of a nine-year debt crisis that has chopped around a quarter off the country's economy. DW looks back at key moments from Greece's traumatic decade.
A study has found that a majority of Germans are satisfied with Emmanuel Macron's EU reform proposals, but think they go a little too far. Many also want Angela Merkel to be more passionate about the EU.
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