Germany Chancellor Angela Merkel described the ongoing euro zone crisis as the continent's “toughest hour” since World War II on Monday as new leaders in Italy and Greece hustled to form governments amid growing fears over their debt-hit economies.
REUTERS - German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday that Europe could be living through its toughest hour since World War Two as new leaders in Italy and Greece rushed to form governments and limit the damage from the euro zone debt crisis.
EUROZONE DEBT CRISIS
- Greek opposition tries to form new govt to prevent snap vote
- Greek PM Tsipras resigns and calls early elections
- Eurogroup approves third bailout for debt-ridden Greece
- 'Yanis Varoufakis backs Wikileaks bounty to crack TTIP'
- Greece reaches new deal with lenders after marathon talks
- Greece ‘close’ to bailout deal as repayment deadline looms
- Puerto Rico defaults on $58 million debt repayment
- Puerto Rico defaults: is it America's Greece?
- Greek markets open 22.8% down after five-week closure
- Greece's creditors are back in town
Date created : 2011-11-14