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Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou addresses parliament in Athens, Oct. 31, 2011

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Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou addresses parliament in Athens, Oct. 31, 2011

Today in Euro Crisis History: Intensive Care Dept.

October 31, 2011 Papandreou Calls Referendum on New Greek Bailout Plan Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou will put the European Union’s new agreement on financing for Greece to a referendum, saying he had faith in receiving support from Greeks. The...

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Photograph by Sean Gallup/Getty Images

Photograph by Sean Gallup/Getty Images

Draghi’s Open Checkbook May Swing Crisis-Weary Bundestag

Paul Volcker once remarked that in order to stand up to the Germans, you have to be subservient to them, in monetary matters at least. Accordingly, Mario Draghi travels to Berlin tomorrow to face the German Bundestag and tell them...

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French President Nicolas Sarkozy, right, and German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Brussels, Oct. 23, 2011

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French President Nicolas Sarkozy, right, and German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Brussels, Oct. 23, 2011

Today in Euro Crisis History: Annals of Diplomacy

October 23, 2011 Joke Is on Europe as Sarkozy Laughs at Berlusconi The leaders of France and Germany shared a smile when asked whether Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi can fix his nation’s finances, echoing investor concern about the Italian premier...

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