The World from Berlin 'The Euro's Future Will Decide Merkel's Future'

Germany's high court ruling on Wednesday to reject legal challenges to euro-zone bailouts gave Chancellor Angela Merkel a much-needed boost in her efforts to save the common currency. Commentators in the country argue that the chancellor has tied her political future to the fate of the euro.
Chancellor Angela Merkel leaves the German parliament on Thursday.

Chancellor Angela Merkel leaves the German parliament on Thursday.

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-- David Gordon Smith and Christopher Cottrell