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Norway's Oil Decline Accelerates

With oil prices tumbling, new oil projects being scrapped and investments being put on hold, Norway may need to begin building a post-oil economy sooner than it thought.
By Nick Cunningham.


 

Viewpoints: New Carbon Emission Targets

Following an E.U. agreement to reduce emissions, the United States and China have set new emission-cutting targets, showing some welcome global leadership on climate change.


 

Will Ukraine Commit Economic Suicide?

Ukraine's crippling 55 percent tax on private gas producers threatens to damage the economy, scare off investors and decimate gas production. By James Stafford.


 

Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu: Turkey's Opposition Candidate

In Turkey's upcoming presidential election, one man represents the country's two biggest opposition parties, and he is largely unknown. By Adam Virnelson and Stephanie Henkel.


 

Viewpoints: Ukraine's East-West Tug-of-War

Protests in Ukraine are now in their third month, with protestors showing no sign of letting up, despite the brute treatment they have received in clashes with security forces.


 

Ukraine Protests: Euromaidan Has Real Potential

Furious about its government cowing to Russia and mishandling economic challenges, Ukrainian citizens have taken to the streets in record force. By Ivan Verstyuk.


 

Religion in Eastern Europe

While the Catholic Church confronts contemporary issues with a modern face, the Orthodox Church remains stubbornly entrenched in its Byzantine heritage.
By Ivan Verstyuk.




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