France, Germany pledge action to boost investment, growth

20 October 2014, 4:52 pm

Berlin (AFP) - France and Germany, the eurozone's two biggest economies, promised Monday to do what was needed to boost investment in the single currency area at a time when the region's economy is flagging badly.... Read More »

Berlin Hotel's Holiday Plans Include American-Style Fare and Grand Parties

20 October 2014, 1:16 pm

American-style parties and holiday fare are headlining year-end events at a prominent Berlin hotel at Potsdamer Platz. Turkey, mistletoe, music and fine champagne are basic ingredients for the holidays ...... Read More »

Germany, France to draw up proposals to boost investment, put aside differences of tone

20 October 2014, 10:58 am

BERLIN - Germany and France agreed Monday to draw up proposals by the beginning of December to boost investment as they try to come up with a strategy that will help shore up the European economic recovery....... Read More »

Germany, France to seek deal on investment, reforms

20 October 2014, 8:31 am

* Berlin, Paris to present joint paper Dec. 1 * France says must cut budget deficit, timing unclear * Schaeuble says investment needed to revive economy (Recasts with news conference, changes dateline to Berlin) BERLIN, Oct 20 (Reuters) - Germany and France sought to paper over deep differences abou... Read More »

Germany, France to draw up investment plans

20 October 2014, 8:23 am

BERLIN (AP) — Germany and France agreed Monday to draw up proposals by the beginning of December to boost investment as they try to come up with a strategy that will help shore up the European economic recovery.... Read More »

France steps up calls for Germany to boost investment

20 October 2014, 3:42 am

Berlin (AFP) - French and German ministers met in Berlin on Monday, amid calls on Germany to do more to boost growth in Europe, while France faces a battle in Brussels over its budget.... Read More »

German finance chief: confident on balanced budget

19 October 2014, 10:07 am

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's finance minister said he is confident he can keep promises to balance the budget next year and rejected anew in an interview published Sunday suggestions that the country should borrow to finance greater public investment.... Read More »

Berlin helping Paris dodge EU budget slap: report

19 October 2014, 4:32 am

Berlin (AFP) - Germany is helping France to draw up a pact with the European Commission on deficit reduction and structural reforms to win Brussels' approval of its 2015 budget, a report said Sunday.... Read More »

Germany to seize ID cards to keep would-be jihadists from Syria

17 October 2014, 6:18 am

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany said on Friday it would seize the personal identity cards of German radical Islamists it suspects of planning to travel to Syria or Iraq to join jihadist forces there. Germany, like many other European countries, is struggling to prevent a wave of would-be jihadists, some ... Read More »