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Angela Merkel calls for strict government spending rules

Dec 2, 2011
German Chancellor Angela Merkel today called for a new legally binding set of rules to control spending in all eurozone countries, with harsh fines for any rule-breakers.

Euro leaders could up pressure on Germany

Nov 24, 2011
After yesterday's disastrous bond sale in Germany, leaders meet today in Europe to continue talks on extending the power of the European Central Bank.

Angela Merkel: European Central Bank won't change

Nov 24, 2011
European leaders met in France today to try to make headway on the ongoing debt crisis there. German Chancellor Angela Merkel emerged from those meetings unmoved.

Leaders plan to change E.U. treaties to help solve crisis

Nov 24, 2011
Leaders of France, Italy and Germany are meeting in Strasbourg, and here's the headline: They want to change E.U. treaties so they can better deal with the debt crisis.

European leaders clash over Robin Hood tax

Nov 18, 2011
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and British Prime Minister David Cameron meet today to discuss a possible Robin Hood tax in Europe.