The Dutch middle class is worried about its future. For many, the dream of owning their home has turned into a nightmare that threatens the entire country's economy. The fate of indebted citizens has become an election issue.
Australia's economy recorded just enough growth last quarter to match the Netherlands' record of 103 quarters without recession. But analysts warn of a slowdown as households struggle with low wages and high debt.
In his keynote address at the opening of the Communist Party congress, Chinese President Xi Jinping has said economic and financial reforms will be accelerated. What exactly is the leadership aiming to do?
The March 15 Dutch election could give a boost to anti-establishment populist parties across Europe. The anti-Islam, anti-EU candidate Geert Wilders is shaping the political debate in the Netherlands.
The leader of the right-wing anti-immigration Freedom Party, Geert Wilders, faces trial for 2014 election campaign comments about Moroccans. Meanwhile, his party leads the polls with elections due within a year.
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