Hoping for Stability Germany Approves Greek Deal Ahead of Euro Summit

The German parliament has approved Berlin's massive contribution to Greece's bailout, ahead of a summit of euro-zone countries later on Friday. The bid to steady the euro, however, may not be enough to ease market jitters over Europe's woes.
Chancellor Angela Merkel with Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle on Friday.

Chancellor Angela Merkel with Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle on Friday.

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