Euro Zone as a Whole

EU’s Moscovici optimistic on third Greek bailout talks

Published 29/07/2015

PARIS European Economic and Monetary Affairs Commissioner Pierre Moscovici said on Wednesday that talks on a third bailout plan for Greece were taking place in [more…]

German advisers say euro zone exit should not be taboo

Published 28/07/2015

BERLIN The German government's panel of independent economic advisers favors creating an insolvency mechanism for euro zone states and says countries should be able to [more…]

ECB’s Noyer says Grexit risk has subsided

Published 24/07/2015

PARIS The prospect of Greece being forced to leave the euro zone has lifted, ECB governing council member Christian Noyer said in an interview with [more…]

Greece submits bill needed to start rescue talks

Published 21/07/2015

ATHENS The Greek government submitted legislation to parliament on Tuesday required by its international lenders to start talks on a multi-billion euro rescue package.Prime Minister [more…]

Slovak PM Fico: we will ask for Greek exit if conditions not met

Published 21/07/2015

BRATISLAVA Slovakia will be among the first to ask Greece to leave the euro zone if it fails to adhere to agreed conditions of further, [more…]

Special Report: The man who cost Greece billions

Published 20/07/2015

ATHENS Once again Alexis Tsipras was struggling to make a decision. For hours on July 13, the Greek prime minister and Europe's leaders had been [more…]

Hollande calls for the creation of a euro zone government

Published 19/07/2015

PARIS French President Francois Hollande called on Sunday for the creation of a euro zone government and for citizens to renew their faith in the [more…]

German Economy Minister criticizes Schaeuble’s proposal for temporary Grexit

Published 19/07/2015

BERLIN German Economy Minister Sigmar Gabriel criticized Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble in a television interview to be broadcast later on Sunday for suggesting that Greece [more…]

In Greek crisis, one big unhappy EU family

Published 19/07/2015

BRUSSELS The latest paroxysm of Greece's debt crisis has exposed growing rifts in the euro zone which, unless addressed soon, could lead to the break-up [more…]