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US diplomat tells Hungary to back EU, criticizes PM Orban over Russia stance
A US diplomat visiting Hungary has criticized its PM’s policies towards Russia and stated that he believes Budapest should back the EU in its policy of imposing sanctions on Russia.

24.10.2014 17:19

‘US shale oil exploration led to low oil prices, market shakeup’
Falling oil prices embarrass and make life difficult for countries that depend on oil exports, including Russia and Venezuela, and the US would enjoy making life difficult for them, economist Richard Wolff told RT.

24.10.2014 07:19

Eagles of Empire and economic terrorism: Are vulture funds instruments of US policy?
Is it a coincidence that the vulture funds are putting increasing pressure on Argentina as it prepares to develop the world’s second largest shale gas reserves? Are the vultures instruments of foreign policy?

23.10.2014 15:38

‘Saudi policy of downplaying oil prices to backfire on them’
Saudi Arabia wants to use lower oil prices to pressure Russia to change its stance on Syria, to antagonize Iran, and to force US shale gas out of the market, roving correspondent for the Asia Times Pepe Escobar told RT.

20.10.2014 09:35

​UK to import Tunisian sunshine in solar project
A new solar energy project seeks to bring Tunisian sunshine to the UK. TuNur is looking for UK government funding for its bright idea, which aims to power 2.5 million British homes with North African rays by 2018.

20.10.2014 08:17

‘Profit over security’: Business trumps climate targets – Oxfam UK
A “toxic triangle” of political inaction, short-sighted economic policies and profit-driven fossil fuel advocates threaten to raise global temperatures, leaving 400 million people in jeopardy of hunger and drought by 2060, Oxfam UK warned on Friday.

17.10.2014 14:05

UK blocks multibillion-dollar Russian oil deal
The UK has blocked a $6.4 billion deal by Russian billionaire Mikhail Fridman to attain North Sea gas fields, as part of its ongoing sanctions package against Russian businessmen and investors believed to have close ties with President Vladimir Putin.

16.10.2014 08:17

Russia, China in talks over supplies of sanctioned energy equipment – Medvedev
China was among the first partners Russia turned to for key energy equipment banned under Western sanctions, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev told a CNBC interview.

16.10.2014 00:09

LEGO ends 50-year tie-up with Shell after anti-Arctic oil campaign by Greenpeace
LEGO has announced it will not renew its contract with Shell ending a 50-year association. It comes three months after a Greenpeace campaign to prevent the exploration of the Arctic which got the support by more than a million people worldwide.

10.10.2014 07:47

California aquifers contaminated with billions of gallons of fracking wastewater
​Industry illegally injected about 3 billion gallons of fracking wastewater into central California drinking-water and farm-irrigation aquifers, the state found after the US Environmental Protection Agency ordered a review of possible contamination.

09.10.2014 16:19

EU, Kazakhstan agree on enhanced cooperation
The EU and Kazakhstan have signed an agreement in Brussels Thursday, forging closer economic and political ties.

09.10.2014 13:14

Germany’s energy industry a ‘disaster’ – France’s EDF chief
Profits have declined for German energy companies since Angela Merkel decided to shake up the power industry by cutting nuclear energy in favor of renewables. The impact on the energy sector is severe, and may be having a domino effect across Europe.

09.10.2014 12:33

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