Wolfgang Schaeuble

Germany's Schaeuble Admits Greece in Much Better Shape Now

Germany's former finance minister Wolfgang Schaeuble admitted on Friday that the Greek economy is in a much better position than it was eight years ago. Speaking with Greece's TA NEA newspaper, the German politician noted that "Greece is in a...

Schaeuble: I was Accused of Being Very Generous with Greece (video)

"I have been accused of being very generous with Greece." These were the remarks of former German finance minister Wolfgang Schaeuble in an interview with Deutsche Welle. Schaeuble had been the finance minister of Germany—Greece's biggest lender—during the crucial years...

Germany Likely to Insist on Fiscal Discipline in Greece

Greek hopes that a new German Social Democrat finance minister may be more amenable to Athens, took a setback on Wednesday. A close ally of Chancellor Angela Merkel told reporters the work of Wolfgang Schaeuble -- notorious in southern Europe...

Yanis Varoufakis Challenges Wolfgang Schaeuble: "Prove Me Wrong"

Former Greek Finance minister Yanis Varoufakis is notorious for challenging EU officials over the Greek bailout programme and Wolfgang Schaeuble's interview on Skai TV last night opened another chapter in the public duel between the two men. In an open...

Former German FinMin: I Told Tsipras Why I Wish he Loses Election

Former German finance minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said that in 2014 he told Alexis Tsipras that he wishes him to lose in the 2015 election because he could not stay true to his promise to keep Greece in the eurozone...

Greece will Soon be Able to Access the Markets, Schaeuble Says

Greece is currently on a good path and, even though it has not fully overcome the problem, the more pessimistic forecasts of the critics were not borne out, outgoing German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said in an interview due...

Greek FinMin: Nothing will be the Same Without Schaeuble

Greece's Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos wrote "Nothing will be the same" on the EU flag, as a farewell note to departing German finance minister Wolfgang Schaeuble, on Monday. Monday's Eurogroup in Luxembourg ended with a sentimental note as Schaeuble participated...

German FinMin Schaeuble: Greece's Economy is Well on Track

Greece's economy is well on track, German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said on Saturday in an interview with French radio Intel Radio. Confidence has returned, but Greece must continue its efforts, he added. (Source: AMNA)

German FDP Leader Critisizes Fin Min Schaeuble over Greek Bailout

In an interview with Handelsblatt newspaper, FDP leader Christian Lindner, among the candidates to take over the Finance ministry in the next German government, accused former Fin Min Wolfgang Schaeuble over his handling of the Greek bailout. Lindner ruled out...

Schaeuble to Leave German FinMin: Not Necessarily Good News for Greece

Germany's pro-austerity Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble is ready to quit his job and become head of the lower house of parliament, the Bundestag, a senior member of Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives said on Wednesday, following Sunday's election. Schaeuble is deeply...