- Portugal's fellow euro states keep wary eye on its budget Updated: Feb-11-16 3:42 pm
BRUSSELS - Portugal's fellow states in the 19-nation eurozone are keeping a wary eye on its new government's plans to roll back budget austerity measures, with the bloc's top executive and Germany both warning the country not to miss deficit targets.
- Merkel's migrant troubles flare but chancellor stands firm Updated: Jan-17-16 5:19 am
BERLIN - Chancellor Angela Merkel's migrant troubles have reignited in the new year but the German leader is sticking to her guns, insisting her country will manage the challenge and that diplomacy can bring solutions.
- German finance chief floats gasoline tax in migrant crisis Updated: Jan-16-16 7:38 am
BERLIN - Germany's finance minister on Saturday floated the idea of a European tax on gasoline to help finance the continent's efforts to manage the migrant crisis.