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EU Suggests New Offshore Drilling Ban

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

BRUSSELS — The European Union's top energy official is suggesting a ban on any new deepwater oil and gas exploration projects. The United State...

China: Unwilling to Play the Climate Negotiation Game

Corbin Hiar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Corbin Hiar

Although China and Japan are deeply connected trading partners, the Asian giants sit on opposite sides of the climate debate. In spite of their differences, the two countries have a history of climate cooperation.

EU Condemns 'Barbaric' Plan To Stone Woman, Iran Scoffs At Concerns

AP | BRIAN MURPHY and NASSER KARIMI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TEHRAN, Iran — The international crossfire over Iran's stoning sentence for a woman convicted of adultery intensified Tuesday with a top Europea...

Rich Countries Need 17 MILLION Jobs

AP | By EMMA VANDORE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business


Nouriel Roubini: Greece's Best Option Is To Default | Nouriel Roubini | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

t is time to recognise that Greece is not just suffering from a liquidity crisis; it is facing an insolvency crisis too. Rating agencies have started ...

Is "Old Europe" The Best Economic Model?

Huffington Post | Sara Yin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

High taxes, heavy regulation, powerful unions and a big welfare state are turnoffs for pretty much any true blue (and especially red) American, but th...

Deregulation, the Forsaken Panacea for Climate Change

Sunil Sharan | Posted 10.17.2011 | Green
Sunil Sharan

America is stuck. Yet deregulation, a concept all but renounced by the country a decade back in the wake of California's energy crisis, holds the potential to unlock the gates to climatic heaven.

Dubai Camel Milk Producers Hope To Export 'Camelicious' Brand

BRIAN MURPHY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- The camels know the drill by heart. Just after dawn, they file on their own -- always in groups of 12 -- into met...

U.S. Tells Israel That Iran Nuke 'Dash' Could Take A Year

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON — U.S. officials have convinced Israel that Iran needs at least a year to develop a nuclear weapon, dimming prospects of an Israeli s...

We're Screwed, Not Even in the Right Game

Denis Campbell | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Denis Campbell

We simply don't get it in the USA and EU. The Chinese eat our lunch while we busy ourselves in silly ideological Left vs. Right fights over control of Washington, Westminster and Brussels.

A Party-Driven Process: Kyoto Protocol? Copenhagen Accord?

Tina Gerhardt | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Tina Gerhardt

Bonn, Germany -- Already at the last UNFCCC meeting in June, the majority of nations -- aside from airing their grievances over how the negotiating pr...

Berlusconi Faces Uncertain Political Future

AP | ALESSANDRA RIZZO | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ROME — Silvio Berlusconi has survived corruption charges, a sex scandal and a nasty public divorce, but a break with a key ally could spell the begi...

Can The EU Survive Europe's Crisis?

AP | JANE WARDELL | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LONDON — Forged out of the ashes of World War II and the end of the Cold War, the European Union was meant to create peace and prosperity across...

EU Looks To A Bank Tax To Pay For Future Bailouts

AP | AOIFE WHITE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

BRUSSELS — Banks should pay a levy to help prevent future bailouts and shield taxpayers from the burden of multibillion euro (dollar) rescues, t...

Reality Check: Who Are the Factual Journalists?

Ali Safavi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ali Safavi

In "Who are the Terrorists," Kenneth Timmerman rehashes absurd tabloid allegations against the main Iranian opposition group, the Mujahedin-e Khalq.

European Economy Needs Major Reforms, Warns EU Leader

AP | AOIFE WHITE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business


European Debt Crisis: 'One False Move' Could Trigger Another U.S. Downturn | Howard Schneider and Neil Irwin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

For the average American, that seemingly distant sequence of events could translate into another hit on the 401(k) plan, a lost factory shift if expor...

EU Bank "Stress Tests": Only 7.6% Fail

AP | PAN PYLAS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

LONDON — The results are in: Only seven of 91 European banks flunked the "stress tests" aimed at clearing up market fears about the strength of ...

Analysis: Markets Won't Wait For EU On Debt

AP | BRADLEY S. KLAPPER and JILL LAWLESS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

GENEVA — Can anything stop the euro's decline? With the single currency facing the biggest crisis of its existence, European governments this m...

DK Matai | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
DK Matai

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DK Matai | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
DK Matai

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DK Matai | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
DK Matai

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Euro Crisis: EU About To Experience An American-Style Credit Crunch

McClatchy | Kevin G. Hall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Q: Isn't this reminiscent of the turbulent fall of 2008? A: Yes. The fear gripping Europe is leading to a rise in short-term lending rates, and tha...

EU Wants To Flood Derivatives Market With Light

AP | AOIFE WHITE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business


Trichet: Europe's Economy In Deepest Crisis Since World War II

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

BERLIN — The President of the European Central Bank is quoted as saying that he still sees Europe's economy in its deepest crisis since World Wa...