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EU fiscal pact on Budget discipline blocked in Germany

The fiscal pact, which was signed by 25 of the EU's 27 member nations in March, 2012, has been one of the key instruments at the disposal of the eurozone countries to deal with the debt crisis.

Germany's ratification of EU fiscal pact, ESM to be delayed

Germany's ratification of the European Union's fiscal pact on budgetary discipline and the permanent bailout fund, ESM, will be delayed at least by two months as the country's highest court has said it will rule on their constitutionality only by mid-September.