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As Oilprice.com embarks on its Top 5 series, we thought it expedient to begin with our take on the key figures shaping and influencing U.S. renewable energy efforts, not least because the issue of energy security is being prioritized
Protesters in a remote region of Chile have triggered controversy by asking Argentina to "adopt" them because they feel forgotten by Chile's government (Publisher: "I wish my government would forget about me")
Long famous for "coffee shops" where joints and cappuchinos share the menu, the Netherlands' famed tolerance for drugs could be going up in smoke.
Connoisseurs who take chocolate as seriously as sommeliers study wine are challenging the widespread use of an inferior cocoa pushed by the U.S. government in its war against drugs in Peru, considered by many to be the birthplace of cocoa.
Egypt's election commission has announced 13 candidates are eligible to run in the forthcoming presidential election.
President who plans to run in October elections returns from Cuba, where he has been receiving cancer treatment.
You might think Man has come a long way from the Dutch and English slave masters of the 18th Century selling work-able men and women from Africa at “markets” in North, Central and South America.
Egyptian society is facing an uneasy choice in the forthcoming presidential election.
Russian paratroopers will meet up with American forces next month for an unprecedented military exercise in Colorado, according to RT News.
Bahraini police have once again brutally dispersed a crowd of protesters calling for the release of a jailed activist serving a life sentence.
Pakistan successfully tested a nuclear-capable ballistic missile on Wednesday. The launch comes less than a week after Islamabad’s main adversary India tested a long-range ballistic missile of its own.
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Foreign direct investment in Ecuador totaled $568 million in 2011, a sharp increase from the $158 million in 2010, the Central Bank said Tuesday.
As the media swarmed over the scandal surrounding the Secret Service’s alleged carousing with prostitutes in Colombia, another questionable financial transaction slipped quietly through the backdoor of hemispheric diplomacy.
The record score for the far-right may be proof that Sarkozy has angered many of those who voted for him five years ago.
Many indigenous Warao people are unable to find a way out of poverty in both traditional communities and modern cities.
Eight requests for licences to operate rejected because "the groups' activities violated state sovereignty".
Sudanese warplanes bombed a South Sudanese town Monday morning, ignoring international calls to stop the attacks and ratcheting up the threat of a full-blown war between the two nations. According to the United Nations mission in South Sudan’s cap
Logging companies keen to exploit Brazil's rainforest have been accused by human rights organisations of using gunmen to wipe out the Awá, a tribe of just 355.
Argentina, along with Venezuela Ecuador, Bolivia and Nicaragua, is part of a movement to centralize power in the executive, taking greater control of courts and the media.
A dramatic video shows the moment a massive explosion struck a chemical plant in south-west Japan. At least one person was killed and some 17 injured as two blasts hit the facility on Sunday.
Geir Haarde to learn on Monday if he was grossly negligent in his handling of the country's 2008 financial crisis.
The European Union parliament on Friday condemned Argentina's move to seize control of the YPF division of Spanish oil and gas company Repsol and demanded that the EU take action against Buenos Aires at the World Trade Organization.
Just the arrival of Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner prompted supporters in her Peronist movement to break into chants Monday.
The pro-democracy protests in Bahrain have been going on for more than a year now but the West will keep on turning a blind eye to human rights in the country as long as it acts in accordance with US interests.
Democracy needs to be restored in France as well as control over its military, Nicolas Dupont-Aignan, a right-wing candidate in the presidential race, told RT. He says “Yes” to free trade and “No” to an undemocratic political super state.
At least 50 protesters have been arrested in Montreal as police clamped down on a demonstration against plans to develop northern Quebec.
On the Need for a Royal Commission on Electoral Practices in Canada
As many as 100,000 Czechs have been protesting today in Prague against the government's austerity measures.