The European Commissioner for Belgium warns that his country could be next in line in the Eurozone debt crisis. Other analysts say France will experience a meltdown first.
Meanwhile, the Dutch finance minister has rejected the PVV’s idea for a return to the guilder as the Netherlands’ official currency.
In other news, the Algerian government has closed down 900 mosques and prayer halls because it suspects them of being hotbeds for terrorism.
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