Despite Portugal’s recent financial problems, one company forges ahead producing quality shoes. Their secret to success during the crisis?
Their products are mostly for export. And they must be doing something right: demand is up 50%.
Chinese policymakers are beginning to worry about a rallying currency that is putting pressure on the country's exports. Figures for August show slower-than-forecast growth, which has also been hit by weak global demand.
After steady progress in fighting hunger, the United Nations announced an increase in the number of chronically hungry people for the first time in over 10 years. Some 11 percent of the world's population is affected.
Greek Prime Minister Tsipras has said his country is no longer in danger of Grexiting - leaving the EU - and is seeing an inward investment boom. He said he is hopeful after nine years of recession, but questions remain.
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