Athens Mulls Plans for New Currency Greece Considers Exit from Euro Zone

The debt crisis in Greece has taken on a dramatic new twist. Sources with information about the government's actions have informed SPIEGEL ONLINE that Athens is considering withdrawing from the euro zone. The common currency area's finance ministers and representatives of the European Commission are holding a secret crisis meeting in Luxembourg on Friday night.
A protest against austerity measures in Athens. Greece is considering leaving the euro zone, according to sources in the German government.

A protest against austerity measures in Athens. Greece is considering leaving the euro zone, according to sources in the German government.

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