Russia-China Natural Gas Deal Likely To Reshape Energy Markets

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Russian Economic Forum Boycotted Over Ukraine Crisis

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A monument to Ukrainian writer Taras Shevchenko is silhouetted against a sign advertising Russia's natural gas giant Gazprom in Moscow. Gazprom has dramatically increased the price it charges Ukraine in recent months. Alexander Zemlianichenko/AP hide caption

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Russia's Energy Giant Turns Up The Heat On Ukraine

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Shoppers gaze at a jewelry store display window in the Turkish capital Ankara on Feb. 19. Some economists have coined the term MINT to include the up-and-coming emerging markets of Mexico, Indonesia, Nigeria and Turkey. But Turkey has been hit by street protests, and others in the group have had their share of recent turbulence. Adem Altan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The Global Economy: A World Of Acronyms

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Legendary D.C. Law Firm To Pay Chevron In Ecuador Pollution Case

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Widening Sanctions On Russia Rattle Some In Western Oil Industry

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8-Day Asia Trip Critical To Obama's Regional Strategy

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Entering Talks In Geneva, U.S. Hopes For A Ukraine Breakthrough

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A Reporter Reflects On Rwanda: 'It's Like A Madness Took Over'

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Gas and oil extraction using hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, is at the heart of the recent U.S. oil and gas boom. Here, an oil field on the Monterey Shale formation in McKittrick, Calif. David McNew/Getty Images hide caption

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U.S. Taps New Energy Sources, And Potential Geopolitical Clout

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German Chemical Giant BASF Benefits From Cheap U.S. Natural Gas

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The Russian gas giant Gazprom's Adler thermal power plant in Sochi, Russia. Europe gets about one-third of its natural gas from Russia. Yuri Kadobnov/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Can Europe Wean Itself Off Russian Gas?

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A Boom In Oil Is A Boon For U.S. Shipbuilding Industry

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Jim Yong Kim joined the World Bank as president in 2012. Michel Euler/AP hide caption

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The World Bank Gets An Overhaul — And Not Everyone's Happy

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NPR's Jackie Northam on the Maersk McKinney Moller, a new container megaship that can carry about double what many other big cargo ships can carry. It's 20 stories high and four football fields long. Jackie Northam/NPR hide caption

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Hitching A Ride On The World's Biggest Cargo Ship

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