In a weekend newspaper interview, Merkel ruled out debt relief for Italy, saying that the principle of solidarity among euro zone states should not turn the single currency bloc into a debt-sharing union.
In terms of migration, she wants common asylum standards, a European border police force and a pan-European migration agency, saying that countries that refuse to take on refugees could compensate with contributions in other areas.
What did Merkel say about Italy? European leaders in Brussels, already anxious about Poland and Hungary, now worry a menace to European unity from inside its core.
She added: "In addition I can imagine the possibility of a credit line that is short-term, five years for example". They will present their plans at an European Union summit at the end of June.
Macron gave his speech on European reforms in September 2017, why is Merkel only responding now?
"Don't wait, act now", he said as he picked up a prize in Aachen last month, urging Germany to overcome its "fetish" for budget and trade surpluses and back reforms even if it meant loosening the purse strings. "Of the 180 weapon systems that now coexist in Europe, we must move to a situation like the United States, which has only about 30 weapons systems".
German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she will approach Italy's populist new government with an open mind and try to work with it "instead of speculating about its intentions".
The German chancellor is famously careful and deliberate when acting on issues, but she was criticised by members of her own government for not speaking out in support of Macron sooner.
When it comes to assessing Italy's new governing coalition, made up of the anti-establishment 5-Star Movement (M5S) and the far-right League, DW noted that Merkel has remained among the calmer voices.
Berlin had always been sceptical of the move due to its stronger transatlantic posture on defence matters and the state of its own military, which it has acknowledged is underfunded and poorly equipped.
Scientists have identified many new genes associated with better thinking skills following a major worldwide study. They also found 42 genome-wide loci linked to reaction time, 40 of which are new to science.
However these may not need to be played, if either Golden State Warriors and the Cleveland Cavaliers win four games. He has 1,247 points and needs 71 to pass Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (1,317) and move behind only Jerry West (1,679).
West Brom forward Nacer Chadli, who has only played twice since December, has made the squad, while the ankle injury that Batshuayi suffered while playing for Borussia Dortmund in April has not prevented his inclusion .
Roseanne took to Twitter to defend herself yesterday, with a spectacularly weak explanation for her behavior. I was still wrong 2 dehumanize them-they r not my enemy, harboring hate & anger is my enemy.
The price of petrol has shot up by Rs 3.79 per litre and that of diesel by Rs 3.37 per litre in the past 16 days . A one rupee cut in central excise duty on fuel could reduce central revenues by Rs 13,000 crore.
I make the contest, and next thing I know, I was being kicked out for a good contest that we learn in training camp. However, Love said he was not anxious about receiving disciplinary action from the league for the sequence.
A Xiaomi spokesperson declined to comment when we asked if the company wanted to talk about the Mi 8's similarity to the iPhone X. The higher end Explorer Edition offers 3D face unlock and also includes a pressure-sensitive in-display fingerprint sensor.
Babchenko had fled Russian Federation for Ukraine earlier this year, saying he no longer felt safe in the country. News outlets reported that Arkady Babchenko was shot several times in the back, and that he died in an ambulance.
But even with the changes, the number of products available will be a fraction of what's on sale globally. In a statement about the change, Amazon said it regretted "any inconvenience this may cause customers".
Kardashian you are literally helping to save my life and restore me to my family". "I'll do whatever it takes to get her out". The White House did not comment on whether or not Trump would consider pardoning Alice Marie Johnson .
Trump hints at bilateral deals with Canada, Mexico
Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said this was because negotiations over the past two months have failed to result in a deal. But the NAFTA talks sputtered anyway, and the Trump administration imposed the tariffs at midnight Thursday.
Italy scrambles for political solution with new vote on horizon
That sparked a breakdown of the coalition's first attempt to form a government and a furious reaction from the coalition leaders. Conte accepted the role, and will be sworn in with his cabinet ministers on Friday afternoon, the presidential office stated.
CEO Marchionne invests £9 bn in SUV production of Fiat Chrysler
Chrysler Capital is a brand that operates under a private-label financing agreement between Santander Consumer and Fiat Chrysler . FCA shareholder value has almost doubled since 2015, and 1 in every 17 utility vehicles sold worldwide was a Jeep vehicle.
USA slaps 25 per cent tariff on Canadian steel
The U.S. has put import duties on Canadian softwood lumber for decades, "but they still import a lot from us", he said. But negotiators from the three countries missed an informal deadline in mid-May to reach a deal in time for the U.S.
Brooklyn Starbucks locations close for anti-bias training
Several black coffee shop owners in Philadelphia are suggesting that black customers make a habit of seeking out their businesses. Others visiting the store felt it was overkill. "[Trump's behavior] has contributed to the problem", Schultz said on CNN.