SA inflation figures, indicators of growth in Europe and China, US corporate earnings reports and elections in Japan will make for a busy week.
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Germany's Foreign Affairs Minister Guido Westerwelle has lauded South Africa for its interventions in strife-torn countries on the African continent.
A dispute at a farm has left Zanu-PF caught between wanting to protect foreign investors and risking incurring the anger of its key support base.
Germany has said it would supply two transport planes for the mission against rebels in Mali, in a bid to assist the country's fragile government.
In the sleepy, picturesque towns and villages of southwest Germany, the paragons of thrift are doing what they do best.
Germany is not just Europe's biggest economy and the message from the eurozone's paymaster is simple: if we can do it, so can you.
A gunman has killed four hostages in south-west Germany before shooting himself while resisting eviction from his apartment building.
Merkel's acceptance of the crisis-fighting measures at the euro summit is being heralded as a victory for French, Italian and Spanish presidents.
Meeting at President Obama's Camp David retreat, the G8 club of developed nations have focussed their discussions on growth and fiscal reforms.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has added her voice to calls to bolster the European Investment Bank and to use EU infrastructure funds more flexibly.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel says it would be 'catastrophic' to allow Greece to leave the eurozone because of its debt problems.
Joachim Gauck has become German president with a majority, marking the first time a former communist east candidate will serve as head of state.
A leading Jewish human rights group has demanded "exemplary action" after anti-Semitic attacks on Israeli player Itay Shechter.
Kazakh police have arrested three opposition leaders as protesters braved a stronger security presence to rally against President Nazarbayev's rule.
Catholic leaders from around the world will meet next week for a conference to combat child abuse which will include a penitential service.
Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel appears to be getting support on the fiscal compact, but is left increasingly isolated over Greece.
The opportunities are there and leaders must work together to make them bear fruit.
Emergency services are searching for those still missing as honeymooners and a crew member have been rescued from the cruise ship wreck near Italy.
Oil prices fell to near $101 a barrel on Monday in Asia amid investor concern over the outcome of a meeting between the leaders of Germany and France.