Politics

Ousted Pakistani PM Sharif gets 10-year jail term ahead of polls

Ousted Pakistani PM Sharif gets 10-year jail term ahead of polls

Published 06/07/2018

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - A Pakistani court on Friday sentenced ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to 10 years in prison for corrupt practices linked to his [more…]

Merkel: after successful bailouts, euro zone needs reform

Merkel: after successful bailouts, euro zone needs reform

Published 28/06/2018

BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday that further euro zone reform was needed to nip possible future crises in the bud, [more…]

Germany’s FDP joins far right in seeking parliamentary inquiry on…

Germany’s FDP joins far right in seeking parliamentary inquiry on…

Published 04/06/2018

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany’s opposition Free Democrats joined the far right on Monday in calling for a parliamentary inquiry into Chancellor Angela’s migrant policy and [more…]

Euro zone not facing new debt crisis: EU’s Juncker

Euro zone not facing new debt crisis: EU’s Juncker

Published 02/06/2018

BERLIN (Reuters) - There is no threat of a new sovereign debt crisis in the euro zone despite an anti-establishment coalition government taking power in [more…]

Italy’s crisis could become a disaster, warns Germany’s DIHK

Italy’s crisis could become a disaster, warns Germany’s DIHK

Published 30/05/2018

BERLIN (Reuters) - Political turmoil in Italy, the euro zone’s third largest economy, could hit economic growth in Germany and affect the whole euro zone, [more…]

Germany’s Merkel laments fraying of multilateral order

Germany’s Merkel laments fraying of multilateral order

Published 29/05/2018

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany is worried by signs of weakening in the network of multilateral organizations and agreements designed to foster international cooperation, Chancellor Angela [more…]

Merkel tells Italy: euro zone rules must frame economic discussions

Merkel tells Italy: euro zone rules must frame economic discussions

Published 28/05/2018

BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday she would work with any coalition government formed in Italy, but she also warned that [more…]

Italian coalition ’cause for concern’: German minister

Italian coalition ’cause for concern’: German minister

Published 24/05/2018

BERLIN (Reuters) - The German government on Thursday voiced concern about anti-European statements made by members of Italy’s incoming governing coalition, and the BDI industry [more…]

Academic survives credentials storm to get nod as Italian PM

Academic survives credentials storm to get nod as Italian PM

Published 23/05/2018

ROME (Reuters) - Giuseppe Conte, the law professor named as Italian prime minister on Wednesday after surviving accusations he inflated his academic credentials, must now [more…]