At the 70th anniversary of the Allied bombing of Dresden, even the German president showed up. In Pforzheim, a site of comparable destruction, no high-rankers were present – just people out to promote peace.
Finance Minister Wolfgang Schäuble stressed Wednesday that Greece, having won breathing space in its debt talks, will not receive “a single euro” until it meets the pledges of its existing bail-out program.
The heirs of Nazi-era Jewish art dealers say they have filed a lawsuit in the U.S. suing Germany and a German museum for the return of a medieval treasure trove worth an estimated $226 million.
German doctors have been allowed to visit Ukrainian military pilot Nadiya Savchenko, who has been on hunger strike for more than two months in a Russian jail.
Greece’s lenders warned that Athens’ most recent reform commitments are not concrete enough to go unchanged. But they have accepted them as a starting point. Photo: Greek Premier Alexis Tsipras with EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker.
As law makers meet to discuss a planned law which would force large firms and the government to hire more women managers and executives, experts say that the bill hasn’t been properly drafted.
Greece and its creditors in the 19-nation eurozone reached an agreement Friday on extending the country’s rescue loans, a move that should ease concerns it was heading for the euro exit.
Poverty in Germany is at it’s highest since German reunification in 1990, according to a new study. Some 12.5 million Germans are now classified as poor. DW reports.
German Train Drivers’ Union boss Claus Weselsky said his members would walk off the job after DB refused to accept an ultimatum he issued earlier in the week, although he did not say when or for how long they would strike.
Greece was preparing Wednesday to present its creditors with an official proposal aimed to save bailout talks from collapse. Photo: Greek Finance Minister Giannis Varoufakis.