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Merkel raises new hurdles on EU bank union


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European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso (L) and European Council President Herman Van Rompuy hold a news conference at the end of the first session of a two-day European Union (EU) leaders summit in Brussels October 19, 2012. EU leaders met in Brussels for talks intended to try to bridge deep differences over plans for a banking union. REUTERS/Yves Herman