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Russia Is Losing Control Over The European Gas Market

Oil isn't Russia's only problem.<p>The energy exporter is losing its dominance over the European gas market.<p>Two factors used to keep Russia as the major gas powerhouse: European policies and cold winters.<p>But both of those things have changed — and Russia is starting to explore non-Western …

Biden says push ahead on nuclear deal with Iran

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Vice President Joe Biden said on Saturday there was a “less than even shot” of a nuclear deal with Iran but that it was still worth pursuing.<p>U.S. Vice President Joe Biden speaks during a meeting at an Atlantic Council summit in Istanbul November 22, 2014. REUTERS/Murad …

Ukraine crisis: Joe Biden warns Russia faces 'isolation'

<b>US Vice-President Joe Biden has warned Russia faces "rising costs and greater isolation" if it fails to respect the September peace deal in Ukraine.</b><p>Mr Biden, on a visit to Ukraine where he met President Petro Poroshenko, called on Russia to withdraw its military forces from Ukraine.<p>Ukrainians are …

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Kerry still at nuke talks despite planning to go

VIENNA (AP) — Contentious nuclear talks between world powers and Tehran hit a new snag Friday after Iran apparently again turned down U.S. demands …

Immigrants anxiously await Obama's speech

<b>(CNN)</b> -- The parties activists organized to watch President Barack Obama's immigration speech were supposed to be festive affairs.<p>But Felipe Diosdado said he didn't feel much like smiling Thursday night, even though Obama's new plan will give him a chance to avoid deportation and find a better …