Despite Berlin's backing of the Cyprus bailout, Germany remains divided over how to deal with the eurozone crisis
For Stuttgart, the relegation battle could hardly be more dramatic. The schedule for the final day has pit Stuttgart against Paderborn in a 'winner-takes-all' showdown.
Aid workers have battled to reach tens of thousands left homeless after buildings collapsed. Many have been exposed to crime and opportunistic attacks.
Greece has earned the commendation of its European peers as it negotiates an extension to its bailout agreement with its international creditors, but the cash-strapped country still has a way to go.
German leaders have been putting pressure on the Greek government to put reforms in place before discussing a third aid package. The German finance minister put forth the possibility of a referendum on additional aid.