Now that Greece's bailout and the framework for a banking supervisor have been taken care of, EU leaders are focussing on reforms -- like boosting economic competitiveness. But so far they've only agreed on a time frame.
High debt, zero growth and weak support at home - France's leaders have their work cut out for them trying to implement much-needed reforms. DW takes a look at the state of the eurozone's second-largest economy.
French Prime Minister Manuel Valls' visit to Germany isn't an easy one given that Franco-German relations are strained to say the least. Ulrike Guerot calls for more understanding from Berlin.
Meeting in Berlin, Germany's Chancellor Merkel and Greek Prime Minister Samaras have said they see signs of progress resulting from structural reforms to Greece's economy. But sovereign debt is still growing.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has praised France's "ambitious" reforms program following talks with French Prime Minister Manuel Valls. Merkel said adherence to the European stability and growth pact remained key.
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