German Chancellor Angela Merkel smiles prior to the budget debate at the German Federal Parliament, Bundestag, in Berlin, Germany, on Wednesday. Germany's economy is showing signs of weakness, leading to concerns about a European recession
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published Wednesday, November 23rd, 2011
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BERLIN — The German economy, which has been a bastion while its neighbors have buckled one by one under debt, showed signs of strain Wednesday and raised fears across world financial markets that Europe is far from containing its crisis.