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%.
Massive money printing to restart the global economy after the financial crisis has blown an even bigger bubble. Ten years after the last crash, are we due another one and will it be worse?
A new UN Security Council resolution drafted by the US aims to ban North Korean trade in coal, iron, lead and seafood. There was reportedly "high confidence" among that the resolution would be backed by Russia and China.
On June 5, Saudi Arabia, along with several Arab allies, cut diplomatic ties with Qatar in a move that sent shockwaves throughout the Middle East and beyond. DW examines the players, their interests and the implications.
Venezuela might look bad right now amid protests, scarce food and political turmoil. But analysts warn the worsening debt crisis could greatly exacerbate the dire situation - and possibly force a regime change.
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