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Italy PM blames Germany, France for Euro debt crisis

Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti on Wednesday said the root of the eurozone’s debt woes lay partly in the irresponsible parenting ofGermany and France during the bloc’s infancy. Monti told reporters in Tokyo that because the eurozone’s two largest players had not abided by fiscal rules, they had set a bad example…

Geithner to visit Europe for debt crisis talks

US Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner will travel to Europenext week for talks with authorities focused on fighting theeurozone debt crisis, the Treasury Department said Friday. Geithner “will travel to Europe December 6-8, 2011, for discussions with his counterparts on their efforts to reinforce the institutions of the euro area,” the department said in…