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Mediterranean Gas Rush Ebbs

French oil major Total looks set to abandon drilling off the coast of Cyprus as it slashes spending in the face of plunging crude prices.

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What Offshore Oil Might Mean for an Independent Scotland

Though oil production in the North Sea is on the decline, tomorrow’s historic independence vote in Scotland will both affect and be affected by those offshore reserves.

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Asia's Game of Thrones

As Duterte continues to slam the U.S. and look to China, Japan is caught in an awkward position.


By snubbing nuclear power, Berlin has consigned itself to decades of coal dependence.

The European Immigration Crisis

There is nothing so permanent as a temporary measure.

Miracles Can Happen

It’s probably not a model for the country (as some analysts would have it), but it shows that compromise is possible when all parties involved are committed to finding a practical solution.

Putin on a show?

Russia’s advantage in Syria is a matter of political will, not technical capability.

Higher Education Watch

Colleges make resident assistants “mandatory reporters” for potential Title IX violations.

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