IMF Babysitter for Berlusconi Italy Becomes Next Euro Battleground

Greece is a problem for the European common currency. But Italy could be a catastrophe. Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi is losing support at home and on Thursday evening, he agreed to have his austerity efforts monitored by the IMF. Concern is rising that Italy could be the next euro battleground.
Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi is losing support in Rome -- and elsewhere.

Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi is losing support in Rome -- and elsewhere.

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cgh -- with wire reports