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?
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.
Two days after his government narrowly survived a confidence vote, French President Hollande went on the offensive to defend his presidency. The battle is far from over.
The European Commission has signaled it could reject a French budget proposal and insist Paris meet its debt obligations. It would be the first time the executive demands a member state bring its budget within EU rules.
Finance ministers from the world's largest economies are planning major infrastructure projects, part of a bid to boost the global economy. The US criticized Germany's thriftiness, yet France was punished for its debts.
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