- Merkel rules out 'haircut' for Greece, open to other relief Updated: Jul-19-15 11:55 am
BERLIN - Chancellor Angela Merkel on Sunday suggested that Germany would show flexibility in negotiating how Greece deals with its massive debt, but again ruled out writing off part of the money.
- Mixed German messages on Greece serve a purpose Updated: Jul-17-15 1:27 pm
BERLIN - German government officials have appeared to send mixed messages about their desire for Greece to keep using the euro - and that's just the way they want it.
- Merkel urges German Parliament to back Greek talks Updated: Jul-17-15 4:43 am
BERLIN - Chancellor Angela Merkel is asking German lawmakers to clear the way for negotiations on a new, third bailout package for Greece, arguing that it would be negligent not to try for a deal.
- On the brink, EU leaders clinched bailout deal - with an SMS Updated: Jul-16-15 2:22 pm
BRUSSELS - As dawn broke in Brussels on Monday, Europe's frazzled leaders gazed into an abyss: the looming exit of Greece from a common currency that symbolized European unity.
- The Latest: European Union to give Greece short-term loan Updated: Jul-16-15 10:17 am
ATHENS, Greece - The latest on Greece's financial crisis (all times local):
- Why Germany refuses to write off Greece's debts Updated: Jul-15-15 12:03 pm
FRANKFURT, Germany - The International Monetary Fund says Greece's debts are too big to pay and need to be partly forgiven.
- EXCHANGE: Holocaust survivor speaks about faith, strength Updated: Jul-15-15 5:05 am
FREEPORT, Illinois - The last time Alexandra Goode saw her father was a day he had taken her to school. The year was 1941 and her family was living in Yugoslavia. That day, the German army invaded her town, bombed it and took over her school. Her home was destroyed, her twin brother and the governess killed. Her father and older brother would be conscripted into Tito's Communist Resistance Army and eventually killed.
- What next? More twists and turns ahead for Greece Updated: Jul-13-15 1:06 pm
FRANKFURT, Germany - Greece's bailout deal isn't a deal - yet.
- Merkel walking line between German voters, European image Updated: Jul-10-15 3:20 am
BERLIN - As Athens staggers toward what may be its final deadline, German Chancellor Angela Merkel faces one of the toughest decisions of her 10-year tenure: sacrifice political credibility at home by conceding more aid for Greece, or risk tarnishing her status as "queen of Europe" by sticking to her guns and facing the blame for the first-ever exit of a country from the euro.
- Germany's Merkel arrives in Bosnia to back economic reform Updated: Jul-09-15 11:01 am
SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina - German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Thursday the western Balkans can only prosper if Bosnia develops well and that despite its problems she believes the country has a future within the EU.
- Merkel visits Balkans amid Greek crisis Updated: Jul-08-15 5:26 pm
BELGRADE, Serbia - The Balkan countries aspiring for European Union membership can reach their goals despite the crisis in Greece, Angela Merkel said Wednesday as she began a two-day tour of the region.
- Greece's Tsipras short on allies as he tries to avoid ruin Updated: Jul-08-15 12:12 pm
BERLIN - Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has stretched his EU partners' patience to the limit with months of missteps and contradictory moves and now, having just four days to save his country from ruin, is finding his list of allies is short.
- What's next, as Greece stumbles toward euro exit Updated: Jul-06-15 11:47 pm
FRANKFURT, Germany - Greece is at the last chance saloon, thirsty and out of credit. Next stop could be the badlands of euro exit.