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Europe's Fragility Is Exposed Again

With political chaos, pressure on leaders and a divided continent, it’s as you were for Europe.
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So much for the return to stability.

The euro-region economy grew at its fastest lick in a decade last year and unemployment dropped to the lowest since the global financial crisis. Summer has arrived early and the feel-good factor is set to continue with Europeans glued to the World Cup soccer competition starting in Russia next month. But you wouldn’t tell from the continent’s politics.