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Strained Germany raises pressure on eurozone fears

The German economy has shown signs of strain and raised fears across world financial markets that Europe is far from containing its crisis.

EU begins its ambition to rewrite eurozone budgets

Europe has started down a road to far-reaching legal changes that would see the EU police budgets before they pass domestic lawmakers.

Asian stocks rebound on Europe’s debt hopes

Asian stocks bounced after tentative steps by eurozone policymakers to tackle a crippling debt crisis, but investors remained wary.

Private sector powers Greek bailout

Eurozone leaders have agreed to a sweeping deal that will grant Greece a massive new bailout and radically reshape the currency union's rescue.

EU, Japan agree to work towards mega free trade deal

The European Union and Japan agreed to start talks towards a multi-billion-euro free trade deallinking the world's third biggest economy to the globe'

European Parliament set to return Barroso to top job

After months of wrangling, the European Parliament is set on Wednesday to return Jose Manuel Barroso to the EU's most high-profile post.

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