Economy & Business

In this Tuesday, July 9, 2019 photo, a helicopter flies near Turkey's drilling ship, 'Fatih' dispatched towards the eastern Mediterranean, near Cyprus.
Two Turkish vessels escorted by warships are drilling for gas on either end of ethnically divided Cyprus
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July 16, 2019
FILE PHOTO: A view of a collapsed tailings dam owned by Brazilian mining company Vale SA, in Brumadinho, Brazil, Feb.10, 2019.
In a statement, mining company said deal also involves individual compensation for moral and material damages, including job stability and other benefits for a certain period of time
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By Reuters
July 15, 2019
Demonstrators protest against Tia Maria mine in Arequipa, Peru, July 15, 2019.
Tia Maria copper mining project has been a lightning rod for conflict
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By Reuters
July 15, 2019
Bitcoin, which has risen in value for eight consecutive days, received a boost after Facebook has said it would offer its own cryptocurrency, the Libra coin by end of June 2020.
On Tuesday, Congress begins two days of hearings on Facebook's Libra plan
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July 15, 2019
FILE - German Minister of Defense Ursula von der Leyen speaks in Athens, March 5, 2019.
A raft of promises may help her win over skeptical European Union socialist and liberal lawmakers
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By Reuters
July 15, 2019
President Donald Trump steps out of an Airstream trailer from Ohio, during a Made in America showcase on the South Lawn of the White House, July 15, 2019, in Washington.
Order strengthens the standards that federal agencies must follow under the Buy American Act, which creates a preference for American-made goods
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July 15, 2019
European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini answers journalists' questions during a Foreign Affairs meeting at the EU headquarters in Brussels, July 15, 2019.
European Union says debate under way on whether INSTEX mechanism might include oil
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July 15, 2019