The World From Berlin 'Merkel and Sarkozy Are Damned to Get Along'

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Nicolas Sarkozy are planning a euro crisis meeting in Paris on Tuesday amidst market tumult over European debt worries. German editorialists on Friday assess the difficult situation for two leaders who need to be closer than they are.
The Christmas card from the Paris bureau of German public broadcaster ARD: Merkel will have to become more French and Sarkozy more German to save the euro.

The Christmas card from the Paris bureau of German public broadcaster ARD: Merkel will have to become more French and Sarkozy more German to save the euro.

Foto: Ralf Krüger/ dpa
-- Daryl Lindsey