Topic: Angela Merkel
The Greece debt crisis, which is still subject to German parliamentary approval and may be challenged in court, is putting unsustainable stress on the European Central Bank, some analysts say.
04/30/2010 09:23 am
World stock markets fell as prospects grew that the Greek debt crisis is spreading to Portugal and other indebted nations.
04/28/2010 09:26 am
Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou called his country a "sinking ship" as he requested a $56 billion bailout today. But Germany, which is key to any aid package, still isn't convinced that a Greece bailout is absolutely necessary.
04/23/2010 05:51 pm
Allegations of sexual abuse at schools run by the Catholic and Lutheran churches, as well as at an elite secular boarding school, have put child protection at the top of the domestic agenda in Germany.
04/19/2010 03:29 pm
President Obama and other world leaders were prevented from traveling to see Polish President Lech Kaczynski's funeral in Krakow today due to the cloud of ash hanging over Europe after the Iceland volcano.
04/18/2010 11:23 am
04/06/2010 08:30 pm
Other U.S. presidents have bonded with foreign leaders, but Obama so far has no such ties. Does that matter?
03/27/2010 07:45 pm
German Chancellor Angela Merkel received wide praise at home ahead of May elections for negotiating a bailout package for Greece that limits the costs to Germany.
03/26/2010 03:42 pm
France, Italy, and Germany are at loggerheads over a possible Greece bailout ahead of what was to be a routine EU summit this Thursday. Greece has threatened to go to the IMF if the EU can't help with the crisis.
03/23/2010 07:31 pm
Protesters took to the streets of Athens on Thursday over government austerity measures. But anger is also growing in Germany at being asked to finance the Greece debt bailout.
03/11/2010 06:18 pm