Greek-EU bailout battle
Greek Prime Minister, Alexis Tsipras, and the leader of the eurozone group of finance ministers, Jeroen Dijsselbloem, faced off in their first official meeting on Friday. The newly installed Greek government wanted to renegotiation its international bailout terms. The EU did not envisage much leeway.
Tech surprises: good & bad
The world's largest online retailer, Amazon, is branching out into movies. On-demand video services like Netflix are a hot commodity, and Amazon wants a piece of the action. It is paying off. The US company finally managed to make a profit last quarter. But search engine giant Google's profits continued to disappoint.
Ebola batters African tourism
The number of new cases of Ebola in West Africa reached new lows. However fear of the deadly virus continued to spread like wildfire. That was affecting tourism. Destinations in Africa are now a tough sell, even the tried-and-true places.