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Euro zone slump eases just as debt crisis returns to haunt progress

LONDON (Reuters) - The euro zone economy looks on track to crawl out of recession in the second half of the year, surveys showed on Wednesday, just as new strains in the region's debt crisis put it all at risk.Full story

News Summary: Debt crisis shrinks use of euro

NOT SO POPULAR: International use of the euro slipped last year because of the debt crisis in Europe. The European Central bank said that the euro's share among the currency reserves held globally by central banks fell to 23.9 percent in 2012 from 25.1 percent the previous year. Full story

Taming the GOP’s talk of a debt ‘dragon’

  Jared Bernstein of the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities and Bloomberg View columnist Josh Barro examine the debt “dragon” at the center of a new children’s allegory on the national debt – and use that as a jumping off point to examine the Republicans fanning the flame of a debt “crisis.”

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  Cypriot FM: Russia Dialogue 'Constructive'

Constance Hunter, International Solutions Network Consulting; and David Kelly, JPMorgan Funds, discuss the debt crisis in Cyprus and possible solutions to the nation's banking problems.

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