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Germany’s Finance Minister Denies Report on New Aid Package

Martin Kotthaus, a spokesman for Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble, denied that a report published by the German newspaper Die Zeit is true. The article in question said that Germany is working on a new aid package for Greece, but...

Merkel Keeps Boot On Greece's Neck

In an ominous foreboding, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said if she wins re-election on Sept. 22 that she won't ease the pressure on Greece to keep imposing reforms if the Greek government wants her backing for continued rescue loans. Merkel,...

German Fin Ministry: We Need to Wait for Troika Report

The German government declined Monday to comment on reports in the German media about a widening gap in the funding need for Greece that could require additional financing. According to Dow Jones, the German government has "no reliable data" to...

German FM Spokesman Says OK to Delay Greece Aid

Greece currently has no need for external financing so it would not be a problem if the next aid tranche for the debt-plagued country were delayed by a few weeks, a German finance ministry spokesman said on Friday. "As far as I am aware, there...