Berlin bats back Berlusconi barbs

Berlin bats back Berlusconi barbs

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday that reforms carried out by Prime Minister Mario Monti had put Italy on a good path, dismissing Silvio Berlusconi's criticism he had been too "German-centric."

‘ECB must buy bonds to prevent German inflation’

‘ECB must buy bonds to prevent German inflation’

Merkel optimistic Italian reforms are working

Merkel optimistic Italian reforms are working

Merkel urges Monti to pass ‘crucial’ reforms

Merkel urges Monti to pass ‘crucial’ reforms