Uploaded by AlJazeeraEnglish on 29 Sep 2011 - Malaysian forestry officials have warned that illegal mining is polluting rivers, causing soil erosion and damaging trees in the country's pristine forests. Mining for gold has been taking place in Malaysia's southern state of Johor since the 1960s, but as gold prices have soared in recent months the hunt for the precious metal has intensified.
Tuesday, September 27, 2011
Uploaded by AlJazeeraEnglish on Sep 26, 2011 - After hitting a high of $1,900 an ounce in early September, the price of gold has fallen to just above $1,500.European policymakers are struggling to resolve the region's debt crisis, and such fears would normally drive the price of gold higher.But with the commodity already at such lofty heights, many investors now feel the only really safe bet is cash itself, and hence the selling.
Wednesday, September 21, 2011
dollar-doom plans behind Libya 'mission'? Uploaded by RussiaToday on May 5, 2011 - More speculation has been raised on the reasons for NATO's intervention in Libya. As RT's Laura Emmett reports, the organisation may have been trying to prevent Gaddafi from burying the American buck.