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# Eurozone Debt Crisis

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# Banking
EU says deal on Basel III bank rules possible next month
Cyprus says it hopes to see a deal in December on new Basel III rules for regulating banks.
# EU summit
Slideshow: The EU summit in Brussels
Greater European Union control of national budgets, oh and what the heads of state will be dining on tonight.
# EU
Gallery: 'Bye-Bye England' - how the world's press saw the EU deal
There were some, er, strong views on show in the British and German media…
# EU
Germany insists EU deal will crack crisis - as Britain fears isolation
There have been mixed reactions to the landmark EU deal – but UK PM David Cameron received a “hero’s welcome” from Conservative MPs after rejecting it.
# Eurozone
Eurozone finance ministers look to IMF for help as bailout fund falls short
It’s now feared the European Financial Stability Fund does not have sufficient firepower to rescue distressed countries.
# Eurozone
Eurozone finance ministers hold talks amid fears of euro breakup
US president Barack Obama has weighed in with a call for EU countries to find a solution to the spiralling debt crisis.
# Greece
Papandreou remains tight-lipped about appointment of new Greek PM
George Papandreou tells the public that Greece will “do whatever is required” to remain in the Euro, but won’t name a new premier.
# Greece
Former ECB official will be new Greek prime minister – reports
Lukas Papademos looks set to take over from embattled leader George Papandreou as the country battles to avoid bankruptcy.
# G20
Here's what G20 leaders are discussing to tackle the crisis
With the eurozone in turmoil, world leaders are looking for solutions. This is what’s on the table…
# Eurozone
Explainer: How could/would Greece leave the eurozone?
It’s possible – but it wouldn’t be easy.
# Eurozone
Greece's Euro membership now on the line, say France and Germany
Merkel and Sarkozy have told Greece it must decide whether it wants to continue as part of the Eurozone.
# Showdown
Greek crisis: EU leaders ratchet up pressure over controversial referendum
Greek leader George Papandreou has been summoned for emergency talks with French and German leaders amid fears an EU deal could be derailed.
# Eurozone
Enda Kenny: New hope for deal to tackle EU crisis
The Taoiseach has said EU leaders were “focused on fundamentals” for the first time as they met in Brussels.
# Berlusconi
Scandal-hit Berlusconi under siege as allies desert him
Protests have erupted ahead of a confidence vote this week that could see the Italian leader forced to resign.
# Eurozone
Obama intervenes over Eurozone debt crisis
The US president urged British and French leaders to take decisive action, amid growing unease over debt levels.
# Debt Crisis
Merkel and Sarkozy meet to thrash out debt crisis measures
The French and German leaders are holding talks today in the hope of finding a common way forward for the troubled Eurozone.
# Italy
Italy austerity measures: Government "puts its hands into the pockets of Italian people"
The new measures include a ‘solidarity’ tax for high earners. Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi has said “our hearts are bleeding”.
Default looms as US politicians fail to reach deal
Obama calls for common ground as Republicans and Democrats again fail to reach an 11th hour deal on the US debt ceiling.