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"US and Europe have unified goals for digital economy"

US Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker says she came away "optimistic" from her talks in Brussels on Europe's digital single market strategy

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Negotiations between Greece and its creditors in Athens

Negotiators from the European Commission, ECB, IMF and ESM began official talks over the terms of a third, probably three-year aid program for Greece, totaling up to 86 billion euros. "Already now, it seems that the negotiations will be difficult and...

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ECB's Noyer sees contagion risk from Greece for foreign banks "next to zero"

cep President Lueder Gerken notes that a third bailout of Greece would only be legal if it was really indispensable for assuring financial stability of the eurozone as a whole

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Negotiations about a third bailout for Greece said to kick off Friday in Athens

cep economist Bert Van Roosebeke tells Germany's national radio Deutschlandfunk: We will see whether the creditors will be able to reach an agreement with Greece on a much broader and much more detailed program

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EU-Commission agrees measures to get EFSI running by early autumn

cep economist Philipp Eckhardt tells German business daily Handelsblatt, the European investment fund will not become a magic bullet

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Tsipras delays vote in Greek parliament on key reform measures

cep economist Kullas says troika must now watch very carefully whether Greece really implements the agreed prior actions

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EU Environment Ministers discuss climate finance in run up to Paris conference

Ministers will also have a first discussion round on core elements of EU negotiation mandate for Paris

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Germany's Bundestag clears way for talks with Greece

Some 60 lawmakers of Merkel's CDU/CSU, however, voted against the move

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Greek parliament passes budget measures with overwhelming majority

Some 40 lawmakers of ruling Syriza party, however, voted against the consolidation and reform package

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