The Canadian mining company Gabriel Resources said Thursday it would sue Romania for $4.4 billion in alleged losses over a gold mine that Romania's government decided not to approve following protests.
Raphael Satter and Jan M. Olsen, Associated Press | Posted
Jun 29th - 7:00am
The dramatic data-scrambling attack that hit computers around the world Tuesday appears to be contained. But with the damage and disruption still coming into focus, security experts worry the sudden explosion of malicious software may have been more sinister than a criminally minded shakedown of computer users.
The euro and the British pound, Europe's top two currencies, extended gains Thursday as investors focused on recent central bank comments about the possibility of tighter monetary policy. Stocks were mixed ahead of U.S. economic data, including the latest revision to first-quarter growth.
Mexico's scandal of high-tech spying against journalists and human rights defenders has widened. Experts confirm that leading members of an opposition party were targeted by Israeli-made spyware sold exclusively to governments.
Danica Kirka, Associated Press | Posted
Jun 29th - 5:43am
Britain's government stalled Twenty-First Century Fox's takeover bid of the Sky pay television and broadband network Thursday after media regulators expressed concern about the influence of Rupert Murdoch and his family.
Mike Corder, Associated Press | Posted
Jun 29th - 3:54am
The widows of four activists executed 22 years ago in Nigeria are launching a civil action in the Netherlands, alleging complicity by oil giant Shell in their husbands' deaths, human rights organization Amnesty International said Thursday.