Germany's defense minister has called for cutting back on troops in anti-terror operations, a paper reported. Another top politician said Chancellor Merkel should tell Germany why its soldiers should be in Afghanistan.
Merkel should explain why Germany should be in Afghanistan, Struck said
Like Struck, Defense Minister Jung thinks Germany should stay
Pierre Moscovici has vowed to uphold EU budget rules if confirmed as the bloc’s economic affairs commissioner. He faced a European Parliament worried about his spending record as French finance minister.
Stock market investors have largely shunned the initial public offering (IPO) of Germany's Rocket Internet. The startup incubator's newly-floated shares began trading at issue price, but quickly fell back.
The fate of employees at a factory in Bulgaria remains unclear after an explosion ripped through the facility. Officials have said rescue workers must wait several more hours before they can search the rubble.