The oil price has skyrocketed over the past few months and the finger often points to Libya and claims of supply disruptions have dominated the press. However, are these claims grounded in fact or are we watching yet another sentiment driven bubble?
"Sanctionable" is one of a few English words to have two contrary meanings: legally punishable and ethically approvable. The contradiction appears to translate well into three European languages: German, Italian and Spanish.
As Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's brutal crackdown continues, the European Union must act swiftly to translate its statements into action, say three leading human rights and humanitarian organisations.