Inflation is generally understood to be a sustained hike in the price level of goods and services. Most economists favor relatively low and stable inflation rates for a nation's economy to work smoothly.
But the eurozone currently has to grapple with an inflation rate considered far too low to be anywhere near the ECB's recommended target rate of little under 2 percent. This page collates the latest DW content on the topic.
Many people in Argentina have been taking to the streets to protest against the pro-business stance of President Mauricio Macri which they say is being pursued at the expense of the country's poor. People are also demanding better wages. Teachers are some of those saying enough is enough.
After 44 people were killed in twin suicide bombings in Egypt, the nation is still in mourning. But the worsening security situation is also sending tremors across the nation's economy - potentially undoing the effects of reforms the government has tried to put in place.