Photo Gallery: The European Divide
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Photo Gallery: The European Divide

Divide and Rescue Berlin Lays Groundwork for a Two-Speed Europe

Chancellor Angela Merkel has always rejected a two-track Europe. But with the euro crisis persisting, Berlin is now considering far-reaching new powers for the Euro Group -- to the detriment of the European Commission. Could it work? By SPIEGEL Staff
Translated from the German by Christopher Sultan