Dec 18, 2014

'Multiple human errors' led to deadly Taiwan gas blasts: prosecutors

Prosecutors said deadly gas explosions in Taiwan were caused by “multiple human errors” Thursday as they charged 12 people over the blasts, including the head of a chemical company and government officials. The disaster killed 32 people and wounded more than 300 in southern ...

Dec 16, 2014

Denmark claims North Pole via Greenland ridge link

Scientific data show Greenland’s continental shelf is connected to a ridge beneath the Arctic Ocean, giving Danes a claim to the North Pole and any potential energy resources beneath it, Denmark’s foreign minister said. Foreign Minister Martin Lidegaard said Denmark will deliver a claim ...

EU, Russia, Ukraine reach breakthrough gas accord

Oct 31, 2014

EU, Russia, Ukraine reach breakthrough gas accord

Russia agreed Thursday to resume gas deliveries to war-torn Ukraine through the winter in a European Union-brokered, multibillion dollar deal signed by the three parties in Brussels. In a hard-fought accord the EU hopes will ease the broader crisis over Ukraine, Russia agreed to ...

Oct 19, 2014

Ukraine says it has agreed on interim gas price with Russia

Ukraine’s and Russia’s leaders have reached a preliminary agreement on a price for gas supplies this winter, but Kiev may need international help to pay, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Saturday. Poroshenko met Russian President Vladimir Putin in Milan on Friday to discuss ...