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Crude awakening: Romania’s Black Sea oil and gas finds fuel Europe’s energy hopes

05/12 11:08 CET

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  2. 02/05/2014European choice: Martin Schulz campaigning to spread wealth
  3. 25/04/2014Verhofstadt’s liberal recipe for Europe
  4. 18/04/2014Double act: Greens dual-presidency candidates to push eco issues on election agenda
  5. 11/04/2014Europe’s Choice: Leftist candidate Alexis Tsipras takes quest for a New Deal to Brussels
  6. 04/04/2014War of words: UK divided over how to commemorate WW1
  7. 26/03/2014Hard times, hard attitudes: the rise of the far right in Slovakia
  8. 20/03/2014The city that reflects Crimea’s ethnic melting pot
  9. 19/03/2014Obama in Europe in testing times for EU/US relations
  10. 14/03/2014How pen-pushers have taken over Italian democracy
  11. 07/03/2014Hard homecoming: the pros and cons of repatriating business
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  21. 13/12/2013Crisis inspires a surge of creativity in Greek art
  22. 09/12/2013Melilla: the Spanish enclave that has become the back-door to Europe
  23. 29/11/2013Euthanasia for minors: Belgium’s painful dilemma
  24. 22/11/2013Portugal and Angola – a friendship at risk
  25. 15/11/2013Lampedusa: the ‘forgotten’ island
  26. 08/11/2013Vukovar: divided by an alphabet
  27. 01/11/2013Fishing for a future
  28. 29/10/2013From Tunisia to Lampedusa
  29. 29/10/2013Bonus interview: Berhanu Wakuma, Ethiopian migrant
  30. 18/10/2013Family fears for Belgium’s foreign fighters in Syria
  31. 11/10/2013France’s pension reform struggle
  32. 09/10/2013Lebanon struggles to cope with rising number of Syrian refugees
  33. 04/10/2013The plight of Syrian refugees who flee to Lebanon
  34. 27/09/2013Not a good time to be gay in Russia
  35. 27/09/2013Bonus interview: Maria Lipman, political analyst
  36. 27/09/2013Bonus interview: Masha Gessen, gay rights activist
  37. 20/09/2013Black River, Dark Future
  38. 17/09/2013Healing the wounds of war
  39. 17/09/2013Sister Angelique – a force to be reckoned with
  40. 13/09/2013Kids or career: Germany’s falling birth rate dilemma
  41. 06/09/2013The immigration issue: welcome to Germany?
  42. 05/09/2013Filming ‘Poor Germany’
  43. 02/09/2013Poor Germany: the gap between rich and poor widens
  44. 26/07/2013Allergic reactions trigger blow to perfume industry
  45. 19/07/2013Bonus Interview: Mike Schussler
  46. 19/07/2013Bonus Interview: Thami Mazwai
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  49. 12/07/2013Bonus interview: Lars Gule
  50. 05/07/2013Young Lithuanians changing their country
  51. 28/06/2013Croatia: Building for the future
  52. 21/06/2013Europe’s jobless generation
  53. 14/06/2013Slovenia – the next EU crisis ?
  54. 14/06/2013Bonus interview: Sanjin Jasar
  55. 14/06/2013Bonus interview: Sobhan, a Baha’i Iranian refugee
  56. 14/06/2013Bonus Mansour Osanlou interview
  57. 14/06/2013Bonus interview: an Iranian homosexual in exile
  58. 07/06/2013Iranian voices from Turkey
  59. 31/05/2013Why it’s not so ‘Great’ in Britain
  60. 31/05/2013Bonus interview: Nigel Farage
  61. 31/05/2013Bonus interview: Rafael Behr
  62. 24/05/2013Lucky Lucke targets the euro
  63. 17/05/2013More fear than hope in north Kosovo?
  64. 09/05/2013Eurovision: Songs, Scandals and Sequins
  65. 09/05/2013Bonus interview: Björn Ulvaeus, former ABBA member
  66. 09/05/2013Bonus interview: David Goodman, Eurovision Song Contest expert
  67. 03/05/2013Croatia: controversial golf course
  68. 26/04/2013Hungary’s far-right plays with fire
  69. 19/04/2013Northern Cyprus wants to talk
  70. 12/04/2013Bulgaria’s currency – hardship and suffering
  71. 12/04/2013Bonus interview: Haralan Aleksandrov
  72. 05/04/2013Spain’s monarchy in crisis
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  74. 22/03/2013Latvia wants the euro
  75. 22/03/2013Bonus interview: Ilmars Rimsevics, Latvian Central Bank Governor
  76. 15/03/2013Cuba: change from within
  77. 08/03/2013Cuba: slow winds of change
  78. 28/02/2013Who holds the key to the Vatican?
  79. 22/02/2013Sweden’s gender-violence shame
  80. 15/02/2013Italy youth unemployment feeds black market for labour
  81. 08/02/2013Italian productivity blues
  82. 01/02/2013Who pays the bill for Italy’s cultural heritage?
  83. 25/01/2013Fighting youth unemployment in the Netherlands
  84. 25/01/2013Bonus interview: Marco Florijn, Rotterdam City Social Affairs Councillor
  85. 25/01/2013Bonus interview: Wiemer Salverda
  86. 22/01/2013Ireland: the emotional battle of abortion
  87. 18/01/2013Is the mafia’s dirty money being laundered in Romania?
  88. 11/01/2013Ireland: we need to talk about abortion
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  91. 14/12/2012Cyprus’s race for liquid gold
  92. 07/12/2012Reforming Afghan police
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  95. 23/11/2012Greek crisis felt on both sides of the Atlantic
  96. 23/11/2012Bonus interview: Richard Wolff, Economics Professor at NYC’s New School
  97. 16/11/2012Catalonia rises on a wave of independence
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  100. 02/11/2012Bonus interview: Piotr Grzegorz Wozniak, junior minister for shale gas at the Environment Ministry of Poland
  101. 02/11/2012Bonus interview: Jakub Gogolewski, coordinator for CEE Bankwatch Network Poland
  102. 02/11/2012Bonus interview: Pawel Poprawa, Energy Studies Institute
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  108. 21/09/2012Bulgaria steps up fight against organised crime
  109. 21/09/2012Bonus interview: Diana Kovatcheva, Bulgarian Minister of Justice
  110. 21/09/2012Bonus interview: Sergei Stanishev, former Bulgarian PM
  111. 21/09/2012Bonus interview: Zinaida Zlatanova, Head of the European Commission Representation in Sofia
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  123. 22/06/2012Spanish banks – house for sale
  124. 14/06/2012Bonus interview with Robin Liddell
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  138. 05/04/2012French politics silent on women
  139. 30/03/2012Support builds for Kosovo at London 2012
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  141. 23/03/2012French politics’ lack of diversity
  142. 22/03/2012France, land of asylum?
  143. 20/03/2012France’s economic crisis
  144. 16/03/2012Carrying their future in Bosnia in bags of coal
  145. 09/03/2012Official chill falls on Serbia’s intellectuals
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