Germany's Merkel emerges as EU bailout hero

Chancellor Angela Merkel has become key architect of eurozone economic recovery efforts


     
    Angela Merkel, the German Chancellor, has become arguably the most powerful politician in Europe.

    The massive debt crisis sweeping the continent has forced Germany, and Merkel, to take on a leadership role.

    Al Jazeera's Nick Spicer reports from Berlin.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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