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  • EU urging France, Italy to amend budgets to avoid rejection: sources

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union officials are engaged in a last-minute drive to try to persuade France and Italy to change their 2015 draft budgets before they submit them to the European Commission next week to avoid likely rejection, EU sources said...
  • France urges Germany to boost investment spending

    BERLIN (Reuters) - French Economy Minister Emmanuel Macron has called on Germany to spend an additional 50 billion euros on investments over the next three years to support the European economy, according to comments that appeared in the Monday edition of...
  • Paris, Berlin work on French budget deal for EU: Spiegel

    BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany and France are secretly discussing a deal to enable the European Commission to approve Paris's draft 2015 budget even though it breaks past deficit-cutting commitments, German weekly Der Spiegel said on Sunday. The two...
  • Putin meets with European leaders over Ukraine; little progress made

    Russian President Vladimir Putin met with European leaders Friday, but little progress was made toward ending the bloodshed in eastern Ukraine. Putin continued to insist his nation bears no responsibility for the conflict that has taken more than 3,700...
  • Putin defiant in face of criticism over Ukraine at Asia-Europe summit

    Putin defiant in face of criticism over Ukraine at Asia-Europe summit
    A defiant Russian President Vladimir Putin joined Asian and European leaders in Italy on Thursday for talks intended to focus on trade but, like many diplomatic gatherings of the past six months, was being dominated by the deadly crisis in Ukraine....
  • Italy and France make plea for growth as EU-Asia leaders meet

    MILAN (Reuters) - Europe's priority must be to stimulate economic growth, Italy and France said on Thursday, putting themselves at odds again with Germany, which is demanding deficit rigor. With signs of a global slowdown rattling investors and prompting...
  • Euro zone back in firing line over growth, lowflation, Greece

    PARIS (Reuters) - After a two-year siesta, the euro zone is back in the financial markets' firing line due to stagnating growth, low inflation, budget problems in France and Italy and rising political risk in Greece, where the bloc's debt crisis began...
  • Merkel says Germany will not soften its strict budget stance

    BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Tuesday rejected calls for Berlin to ditch its plans for a balanced budget next year and to instead invest more in order to shore up the faltering German and euro zone economies. Germany has come...
  • Berlin plans people's party to mark 25 years since fall of Wall

    Berlin plans people's party to mark 25 years since fall of Wall
    The German capital will mark the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall with a huge street party around the Brandenburg Gate celebrating the part ordinary people played in bringing down communism in eastern Europe. The festivities for Nov. 9...
  • Germany on defensive as criticism of economic course mounts

    By Noah Barkin BERLIN (Reuters) - German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble put on a brave face at the end of IMF meetings in Washington this weekend, dismissing suggestions that Berlin had come under pressure to shift its economic course as "spin...
  • Film Review: 'Citizenfour'

    No amount of familiarity with whistleblower Edward Snowden and his shocking revelations of the U.S. government's wholesale spying on its own citizens can prepare one for the impact of Laura Poitras' extraordinary documentary "Citizenfour." Far from...