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Germany’s finances in black in first half

Friday, August 23, 2013

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File picture shows the Reichstag building (lower house of parliament), in Berlin

Germany ran up a general government surplus of 8.5 billion euros ($11.3 billion) in the first six months of this year, equivalent to 0.6 percent of output, data showed Friday.

EU hails strengthening of Spain’s banks

Wednesday, July 10, 2013

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A woman uses an ATM outside a branch of Bankia in Madrid on July 3, 2013

European Union officials hailed the strengthening of Spain's banking sector on Wednesday after they swooped to rescue it last year saying Spanish lenders need no more bailout funds for the time being.

EU hails strengthening of Spain’s banks

Wednesday, July 10, 2013

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A woman uses an ATM outside a branch of Bankia in Madrid on July 3, 2013

European Union officials hailed the strengthening of Spain's banking sector on Wednesday after they swooped to rescue it last year saying Spanish lenders need no more bailout funds for the time being.

EU gives Latvia green light for euro membership

Tuesday, July 9, 2013

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View of the Latvian capital Riga from top of St. Peters Church on May 11, 2006

Economy and finance ministers from the 28 European Union countries gave the final green light to Latvia on Tuesday to join the eurozone on January 1 2014.

EU faces tough talks on bank sector reform, bailouts

Thursday, June 20, 2013

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Graffiti depicting German Chancellor Angela Merkel and ECB President Mario Draghi in Frankfurt on June 6, 2013

Eurozone finance ministers meet Thursday amid sharp differences over banking sector reforms -- trying to resolve whether taxpayers or creditors pay for future bailouts.

IMF admits ‘notable failures’ in 2010 Greece rescue

Wednesday, June 5, 2013

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Municipal and contract workers march on April 26, 2013, towards the Greek parliament in Athens to protest reforms

The International Monetary Fund admitted Wednesday that there were '"notable failures" in preparing the first Greek rescue that led to its failure and forced a second, larger bailout.

Thousands protest Europe crisis in Spain

Saturday, June 1, 2013

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A protestor is taken away by policemen during an anti-austerity demonstration in Frankfurt, Germany, on June 1, 2013

Thousands of people protested in Madrid on Saturday against the "troika" of international powers whose policies in the financial crisis they blame for grinding economic hardships.

Germany’s Bundesbank chief says France must cut deficit

Wednesday, May 22, 2013

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Bundesbank chief Jens Weidmann answers questions during press conference in Dresden, on April 24, 2013

The head of Germany's Bundesbank, Jens Weidmann, said France needs to make additional efforts to reduce its public deficit, in an interview published Wednesday.

Eurozone calm compared to a year ago: Juncker

Thursday, May 16, 2013

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Jean-Claude Juncker takes part in a panel discussion at the foreign ministry in Berlin on May 16, 2013

The eurozone crisis has eased markedly from one year ago when some doubted its very survival, Luxembourg Prime Minister Jean-Claude Juncker said Thursday, playing down hopes however of progress on tax evasion at next week's EU summit.

Spain economy shrinks 0.5% in first quarter 2013

Tuesday, April 30, 2013

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Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy gestures during a joint press conference in Granada on April 28, 2013

Spain's economy shrank 0.5 percent in the first quarter of 2013, official data showed, as a job-destroying recession gripped the struggling nation.

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