The Russian President announced that Bashar al-Assad would consent to a coalition government with a “so-called healthy” opposition, while refusing to rule out further Russian involvement in the war there.
Oil companies have jumped ship from Ukrainian shale, but Kiev is hoping to lure them back on board by cutting royalty fees.
Using the migrant crisis, Hungary’s legislature has declared a state of emergency and assumed extraordinary powers.
For Xi Jinping’s reputation, the crisis can’t be made to go away quickly enough.
“The politics [in favor of a quota system] have changed”, an EU official says. But is that true everywhere?
Oil sands producers have already invested too much money to stop pumping crude, despite plunging prices.