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UK fracking firm accused of 'bribing' land and property owners
Activists accuse fracking firm Ineos of taking a “bribes and bulldozers” approach to shale gas exploration in the UK, as it offers affected landlords and communities a 6 percent future profit share.

29.09.2014 15:26

‘US funded and trained jihadists in Syria – and now it wants to fight them’
The US is creating in Syria a perpetual state of war, funding jihadists on one side and then attacking them on the other, while the civilian casualties are just a part of the game, investigative reporter Ben Swann told RT.

26.09.2014 03:47

US to pay largest Native American nation $554 mn in landmark settlement
​The Obama administration will pay the Navajo Nation a record $554 million to settle claims by the most populous Native American tribe that funds and natural resources on its reservation were mismanaged by the US government for decades.

25.09.2014 14:12

Polish miners call off Russian coal blockade after Warsaw pledges industry support
Coalminers blocking “cheap” Russian coal at the Poland-Russia border have reportedly reached a deal with the government in Warsaw to consider new coal trade laws that will better protect the country’s coal industry.

25.09.2014 08:21

Scottish independence referendum
Scottish voters have said ‘No’ to independence from UK.

17.09.2014 09:01

EU publishes Russia sanctions list: Energy, finance, defense targeted
Arms producer Kalashnikov and oil giant Rosneft are among Russian companies hit by a new round of EU sanctions, which have come into effect Friday morning upon being published in the EU Official Journal.

12.09.2014 06:08

​US, EU to ban Exxon, BP and Shell from oil exploration in Russia – report
The EU and the US are going to ban energy giants like Exxon Mobil, BP and Shell from searching for crude oil in Russia's Arctic, deep seas and shale formations, three American officials anonymously told Bloomberg.

10.09.2014 19:53

Australia to reverse plan to dump mud on Gt Barrier Reef
The Australian government is pondering a new plan for disposal of waste from expanding the country’s port of Abbot Point, which would see the dredged mud and sand reused on land instead of being dumped by the Great Barrier Reef, as was initially planned.

09.09.2014 11:11

‘Ceasefire an enormous step forward, gives hope for political solution in Ukraine’
The combination of the ceasefire in Ukraine, the possibility of a settlement and the opportunity of not extending sanctions is something that should be seized, otherwise the situation will go nowhere, British Labour Party MP Jeremy Corbyn told RT.

09.09.2014 03:05

Putin: Arctic shelf development ‘major task’ for oil and gas sector
Arctic shelf development is among the major challenges facing the Russian oil and gas sector, according to President Putin, who addressed industry workers on Sunday.

07.09.2014 10:48

Energy-pinched Ukraine orders 1mn tons of coal from South Africa
​Ukraine has agreed to import 1 million tons of coal from South Africa according to Prime Minister Arseny Yatsenyuk. Fighting in the east has shut down production at half the country’s coal mines, and stocks will only last until November.

03.09.2014 12:39

​Canada to Russia: ‘We will defend our sovereignty in the Arctic’
Canada is ready for a confrontation with Russia if it expands its ambitions in the Arctic region, Foreign Minister John Baird told a Danish newspaper. The oil-rich region is set to become a key political battleground in the coming decades.

27.08.2014 00:25

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