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  • Finding stability amid unrest

    A Christian Science perspective: The uprisings in various parts of the world point to the need for a more secure foundation for peace and progress.

  • Global Viewpoint Gordon Brown: Germany must drop blame game and save the euro

    Germany has blamed others for the global financial crisis, but German loans funded much of the reckless spending. It must now agree to a common mechanism for Europe to pay its way out of crises. Refusing this responsibility endangers Germany and the entire euro project.

  • European stocks rise for second day

    European stocks rise for second day

    European stocks shrug off local debt woes, while traders look forward to Bernanke speech. But European stocks are expected to remain volatile.

  • Rebel march on Tripoli buoys France, UK

    Rebel march on Tripoli buoys France, UK

    The general reaction in Europe is guarded optimism as rebels have moved quickly into Tripoli. The UK and France were driving forces behind the NATO intervention in Libya.

  • Europe's debt crisis won't end until Greece defaults

    Europe's debt crisis won't end until Greece defaults

    Once considered a small manageable problem, Europe's debt crisis has grown into a major international crisis. Europe will have to resolve the Greek problem that sparked the crisis.

  • Euro debt crisis 101: What can Merkel, Sarkozy plan accomplish?

    Euro debt crisis 101: What can Merkel, Sarkozy plan accomplish?

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Nicolas Sarkozy are pushing for a more economically disciplined and unified eurozone as a way to stem Europe's spiraling debt crises. But it remains to be seen just how much the two leaders can do to reverse the economic damage spreading quickly. Below, the Monitor answers key questions about the debt crisis and the trouble it spells for the eurozone.

  • Sarkozy and Merkel vow support for euro (video)

    Sarkozy and Merkel vow support for euro (video)

    But investors weren't impressed by the French and German leaders' commitment to greater regional integration. They wanted a bigger bailout fund for the euro, and they didn't get it.

  • US stocks fall on European economic, debt worries

    US stocks fall on European economic, debt worries

    At the close, the Dow was down about 76 points, the Nasdaq was down about 31 points, and the S&P 500 was down about 11 points

  • Germans recoil as Europe seeks more handouts amid debt crisis

    Germans recoil as Europe seeks more handouts amid debt crisis

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel meets with French President Nicolas Sarkozy today to coordinate a strategy for coping with Europe's expanding debt crisis.

  • Emerging markets couldn't help Germany in Q2

    Emerging markets couldn't help Germany in Q2

    Emerging markets, once an engine of German economic growth, couldn't compensate for Germany's slow growth, of 0.1 percent, in the second quarter. Until now, exporting to emerging markets helped Germany, Europe's biggest economy, show strong growth.