Fateful Day for Europe Four Ideas to Save the Common Currency

European Union leaders will be gathering in Brussels on Thursday and Friday for one of the most anticipated EU summits ever. Some say that the very survival of the common currency is at stake. But even as Germany's Angela Merkel will be focused on stricter budget rules, several other proposals are also on the table. SPIEGEL ONLINE provides an overview.
The euro needs saving. Is Europe up to the task?

The euro needs saving. Is Europe up to the task?

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With wire reports