Lockdowns and uncertainty have helped prop up the precious metal, but as economies are reopening, gold prices are coming down.
People are buying up gold as an investment, and trying to stave off inflation as the pandemic wreaks havoc on economies.
The decision by the First Environmental Court in the nearby city of Antofagasta calls into jeopardy SQM's $400 million plan to expand its lithium carbonate production plant to feed an appetite for the ultralight battery metal.
At the waste facility of Japan’s Kamikatsu town, there are dozens of different boxes for each category for recycling all its waste for only one reason: becoming a zero-waste town by 2020.
A team of TRT World journalists visited several districts in the contested region and interviewed people affected by the brutal aerial assaults carried out by the regime and Russia.
Refugee Rights Europe says refugees and migrants in northern French city are at risk of imprisonment, deportation, and even death.
The bronze weapons of famed Terracotta Warriors have remained in pristine, almost perfect shiny condition with sharp blades, even after being buried for two millennia. Scientists have finally solved the mystery after decades of being baffled.
As the result of an astonishing ‘recycling revolution’, Sweden has nearly reached ‘zero waste’ levels and imports at least two million tonnes of rubbish from other European countries.
German police have found no trace of a 100-kg Canadian coin since an elaborate late-night heist in March 2017 from the Bode Museum.
The explosion caused the partial collapse of a residential building in the industrial city of Magnitogorsk, leaving hundreds without a home in freezing temperatures on New Year's Eve.
As the government decriminalised gold digging in the country three years ago, violence perpetrated by robbers and mining mafia is on the surge. Many miners now carry machetes for self defense.
Asian equities were shaky following a Christmas eve Wall Street plunge, as investors remain wary of chaos in Washington, President Trump's attack on the nominally independent Federal Reserve, and a partial government shutdown over a border wall.
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