Germany correspondent for The Wall Street Journal. Sometimes in Russia and Ukraine. Previously covered telecom in New York. anton.troianovski@wsj.com

Athens Implores Europe to Support Greek Referendum Next Sunday

wsj.com — But much of the Continent says enough already BERLIN-Athens implored Europe over the weekend to support a Greek referendum next Sunday on creditors' bailout proposals, but much of the Continent responded with a quicker verdict of its own: enough already. In Germany, Greece's biggest creditor, large Sunday newspapers led with headlines such as "Game Over?"

Attacks on Three Continents Revive Concerns on Global Security Coordination

wsj.com — World leaders vow cooperation to fight terrorist threats Three attacks on three separate continents on Friday prompted renewed calls for broader cooperation on global security. In France, a beheaded body was found at the site of a suspected terrorist attack at a U.S.-owned industrial gas factory.

German Human-Rights Official Cancels Russia Trip

wsj.com — Long-planned visit canceled after pressure from Moscow BERLIN-Germany's top human-rights official said Tuesday he had canceled a long-planned trip to Russia this week because of pressure from Moscow, in a sign that relations between the Kremlin and its key European counterpart continue to worsen despite claims from both sides that the relationship needs to improve.

West to Woo Europe’s Russian Speakers Through Television

wsj.com — Increased programming in minority's native tongue aims to counter Kremlin's propaganda push TALLINN, Estonia-To protect the Baltic countries from their big neighbor Russia, the West has been training troops, scrambling fighter jets and sweeping the sea for submarines.

German Parliament Struggles to Purge Hackers From Computer Network

wsj.com — Threat that sensitive material was compromised adds to national debate on cybersecurity BERLIN-The German parliament scrambled this week to overcome the most intense hacking attack in its history, injecting new urgency into a debate over cybersecurity touched off two years ago by revelations of U.S. surveillance here.

Germany Drops Probe Into Alleged U.S. Spying on Merkel’s Cellphone

wsj.com — Prosecutor says there is lack of evidence but will continue investigating possible spying on Germans BERLIN-The German general prosecutor's office said Friday it was dropping its investigation into alleged eavesdropping by the U.S. on Chancellor Angela Merkel's cellphone because of lack of evidence but that it was continuing to examine possible mass surveillance of Germans by U.S.

G-7 Adds Thrust to UN Climate Talks With Ambitious Target

wsj.com — The Group of Seven large industrialized democracies said the world should reduce greenhouse gas emissions by as much as 70%, an agreement that helps lay the groundwork for United Nations climate talks in Paris later this year. The leaders of the seven countries, including the U.S.

Obama Says G-7 Supports More Sanctions on Russia

wsj.com — BREAKING NEWS *Obama: Russia's Actions Hurting Russian People *Russia in Deep Recession, Obama Says at News Conference *G-7 Favors Existing Sanctions, Supports More, Obama Says *Obama: Russia's Absence from G-7 Is a Sign of Its Isolation *Russia Was Part of the Group, Known as the G-8, Until 2014 *Greece Has to Make 'Tough Choices,' Obama Says *World Must Recognize Challenges Greece Faces: Obama *Both Greeks, Outside World Must Demonstrate Flexibility, President Says *Obama: Greece Must Pursue Economic Reforms to Satisfy Creditor...

EU’s Juncker vents frustration over Greece’s debt before G-7 summit

marketwatch.com — GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany-European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker vented frustration with Athens on Sunday at the outset of an annual summit meeting in the Alpine foothills here in which world leaders are trying to avoid a new trans-Atlantic split over Ukraine and escalating turmoil over Greece's debt.

EU’s Juncker Vents Frustration Over Greece’s Debt Before G-7 Summit

wsj.com — Diverse agenda set to be overshadowed by crises in Ukraine and Greece GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany-European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker vented frustration with Athens on Sunday at the outset of an annual summit meeting in the Alpine foothills here in which world leaders are trying to avoid a new trans-Atlantic split over Ukraine and escalating turmoil over Greece's debt.
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Jun 29, 2015

Greek ForMin called Lavrov, who expressed "hope" that Greece "will overcome its current problems." mid.ru/brp_4.nsf/news… ht @ARothNYT

Jun 29, 2015

Merkel's message today: We don't want Grexit, but giving in to Tsipras would be even worse. wsj.com/articles/SB110…

Jun 29, 2015

Ger Econ Min Gabriel, standing alongside Merkel: Greek referendum is a "yes or no" on remaining in eurozone.

Jun 29, 2015

But no detail in this speech, a paean to Merkel's conservative CDU, on how all this will apply to Greece this week.

Jun 29, 2015

More familiar words from Merkel: compromise in Europe depends on "solidarity and self-responsibility" -- "two sides of the same coin."

Jun 29, 2015

Merkel: "If this ability to find compromise is lost, then Europe is also lost."

Jun 29, 2015

Merkel thanks Wolfgang Schäuble for, she says, tirelessly seeking compromise over Greece in recent months.

Jun 29, 2015

Merkel at CDU 70th anniversary party, speaking for 1st time today, repeats: "If the euro fails, Europe fails."

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