Germany says has financial firepower to cope with refugees

 Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble pledged Tuesday to use Germany`s financial firepower to help welcome a record influx of refugees, as hundreds more asylum-seekers arrived overnight at the key southern city of Munich.

Germany praises Greek stance shift in debt talks

Germany`s hardline finance minister Wolfgang Schaeuble on Sunday hailed a change in tone in talks with Greece over its next bailout but warned Europe would closely monitor the pace of reforms in Athens.

Germany wrong to propose temporary `Grexit`: French minister

French Finance Minister Michel Sapin said in an interview Sunday that his German counterpart Wolfgang Schaeuble was "wrong" to propose a temporary withdrawal from the euro for debt-laden Greece, evoking "a clear disagreement".

German hardline finance chief Schaeuble, Europe's 'new boss'?

Germany`s Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble insists he is deeply pro-European, but for many his unbending stance on Greece has cast him as a villain in the struggle to save Athens from crashing out of the euro.

Merkel urges conservative MPs to back Greek debt deal

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and her Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble have urged conservative lawmakers to back a third debt deal for Greece, on the eve of a key Bundestag vote on the new rescue package.

Some in German govt preferred temporary Grexit: Schaeuble

Initial drafts of the agreement European leaders reached with Greece early on Monday included a German proposal to make Greece take a "time-out" from the euro zone if it failed to meet conditions. 

Schaeuble has not raised ''Grexit'' at Eurogroup: Greek official

German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble has not raised the possibility of Greece exiting the euro zone at crisis talks in in Brussels discussing aid for Athens, Greek government officials said on Saturday.

End of Greek aid to have limited impact on other states - German  Finance Minister
End of Greek aid to have limited impact on other states - German Finance Minister

German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble on Monday played down the impact of the end of the Greek aid programme, saying in a letter to German lawmakers that it would have only a limited impact on other states.

Germany`s Schaeuble says eurozone will fight danger of contagion

The eurozone will do all it can to fight the risk of financial contagion from Greece after its creditors refused to extend its bailout, German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said Saturday.

Germany`s Schaeuble `not optimistic` for Greece debt deal Wednesday

German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said he had little hopes of reaching a long sought-after debt deal with Greece at a meeting of his eurozone counterparts on Wednesday.

Germany has little hope of Greece deal Thursday: Lawmaker

German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble told lawmakers that he was not hopeful that Greece and its creditors could reach agreement on the release of new bailout funds at a meeting in Luxembourg on Thursday.

Greece`s Varoufakis warns against historic `failure` by EU

Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis warned Monday that EU leaders had a duty to avoid a historic "failure" and urged a swift accord in Greece`s debt talks with its creditors.

Greek minister changes tone, but sticks to anti-austerity line

Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis struck a conciliatory note on Monday in a long battle over a cash-for-reforms deal, calling a meeting with his German counterpart Wolfgang Schaeuble in Berlin helpful.

Greece`s Varoufakis to meet German finance minister Monday

Germany`s Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble will meet Monday in Berlin with his Greek counterpart Yanis Varoufakis, amid contentious negotiations between Greece and its creditors, the German ministry said.

Germany`s Schaeuble says Greek referendum could help

German finance minister Wolfgang Schaeuble raised the prospect Monday of Greece holding a referendum on its EU-IMF bailout, saying it could finally resolve the drawn-out crisis.

German parliament approve Greek bailout extension

Germany`s parliament approved an extension of Greece`s bailout on Friday after Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble, who has voiced doubts about whether Athens can be trusted, promised he would not let Greece "blackmail" its euro zone partners.

Schaeuble urges German lawmakers to extend Greek bailout

German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble urged parliament on Friday to take what he acknowledged was a difficult decision and approve an extension of Greece`s bailout.

Ten days that shook the euro; how Greece came to the brink
Ten days that shook the euro; how Greece came to the brink

It was not just German opposition. The new Greek found itself without a single firm ally among 18 euro zone peers in its drive to reverse austerity and renegotiate its debt pile.

Germany rejects Greece debt proposal

Germany on Thursday rejected a request by Greece to its European partners for a six-month extension to its EU loan programme, saying it was "not a substantial proposal for a solution".

Greek aid extension `inextricably` linked to reforms: Berlin

Germany said Wednesday that any extension of international loans to Greece beyond the end of the month was "inextricably" linked to reforms agreed by Athens under its current bailout.