Germany, France Discuss United Front Against Lenience for Greece
Despite Greece's attempt to win additional time to comply with bailout conditions, Chancellor Merkel of Germany and President Hollande of France were discussing ways to send a firm message that Athens must adhere to its original conditions.
Greek Leader Said to Seek More Time to Meet Austerity Goals
Prime Minister Antonis Samaras of Greece hopes to achieve two objectives with eurozone policymakers: to assure them that he will carry out mandated austerity measures and to win more time to do so.
Draghi, With Credibility at Stake, Ups Ante in Debt Fight
ECB President Mario Draghi is upping the ante after saying last week he would do "whatever it takes" to preserve the euro.
Europe: What Now?
Europe has avoided—for now—the drama of a Greek exit from the euro thanks to Greece electing a party that broadly backs its bailout terms.
EU Reaches Debt Deal
EU leaders announced that they had reached agreement on a number of provisions to combat the debt crisis, including a plan to recapitalize banks directly and easier terms for Spanish borrowing.
Discord Rules Before EU Summit
Tempers are flaring in the run-up to the 20th EU summit since the onset of the eurozone debt crisis.
Spanish Banks Downgraded as Cyprus Seeks Bailout
The troubled eurozone continued to experience turmoil as Moody’s downgraded 28 Spanish banks and Cyprus requested a bailout that could amount to more than half its economy.
Euro Leaders, Soros Press Merkel on Joint Finance
Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany was in a tight spot as fellow eurozone leaders turned up the heat on the issue of joint debt for the bloc.
Eurozone Slumps Further as Fidelity Predicts Bailouts for Spain, Italy
Despite the formation of a new government in Greece and a rescue for the banking sector in Spain, it looks as if a long, hot summer is in store for the eurozone.
Pro-Bailout Party Wins Greek Election
Voters in Greece on Sunday let the world know that they were not quite ready to depart the euro.