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July 7, 2008, 8:10 PM EDT
Athens, Greece ( - While Europe's switchover from national currencies to the euro has gone fairly smoothly in its first week, in Italy problems relating to the change have led to conservative Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi's biggest crisis since coming to power.Berlusconi's pro-European foreign minister, Renato Ruggiero, resigned at the weekend after a week of public disagreements with euro-skeptic ministers, and after accusing the prime minister of not doing enough to support the euro.