Moody's rating agency has downgraded the eurozone rescue fund, the ESM, in the same week that Greece has gotten more bailout money and France's rating was cut. More trouble ahead for the eurozone?
Athens has sunk deeper into junk territory after ratings agency S&P once again cut its credit rating. Pressure is on to strike a deal with its international creditors, but time's running out and patience wearing thin.
Twelve European Union member countries logged a higher public deficit last year than they would normally be allowed under the bloc's Maastricht criteria. Astonishingly, Greece is not among the worst performers.
The EU is getting nervous prior to the Greek Prime Minister’s Moscow trip next week: Can Tsipras get economic aid in return for concessions in foreign policy? DW’s Bernd Riegert reports from Brussels.
Blockade, stalemate, bluff: Just like in classical drama, it is hard to find a way out of the debt crisis, writes DW's Bernd Riegert - even if there is one.