"We will witness the end of the crisis in June. We can do it. Everyone in Europe just needs to calm down", stated FinMin Yanis Varoufakis to Italian journalists shortly before his meeting with Finance Minister of Italy Pier Carlo Padoan.
Tu?çe Albayrak, a young German student of Turkish descent who was fatally beaten while trying to protect two women from being harassed, died after her earring punctured her skull when she fell on the ground, according to a recently revealed autopsy report.
The European Central Bank (ECB) will buy EUR 60B in assets per month from March 2015 until end-September 2016 to stimulate flagging economic growth in Europe, the bank's President Mario Draghi announced on Thursday.
The yield premium investors demand to hold Italian bonds instead of German bunds rose from the least since May 2010 as investors considered the scale and form of anticipated European Central Bank sovereign-debt purchases.
European Central Bank President Mario Draghi briefed German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble on quantitative-easing plans under which national central banks would buy bonds issued by their own country, Spiegel magazine reported.
Greece?s bonds climbed on Monday, with three-year yields dropping for a third day, amid easing concern that a victory for the anti-austerity Syriza party in this month?s elections would result in the nation leaving the euro region.