OAO Gazprom, Russia’s natural gas export monopoly, vowed to continue the construction of its South Stream pipeline to Europe, saying the European Union’s legal concerns can be clarified as the project moves ahead.
Delays to the European Union’s project to create a single market for power and gas by the end of next year are costing consumers billions of euros, the Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators said in a report published today.
Latvian rescue workers began to tear down unsafe parts of a supermarket roof, the collapse of which three days ago killed 54 people, so the search for victims and for clues about the disaster’s cause can continue.
Latvia started a three-day period of mourning after at least 52 people died when a supermarket roof collapsed in Riga two days ago, as police probed the country’s worst accident since it regained independence in 1991.
This week, regular Libyan forces wearing crisp new fatigues and riding in Humvees took up positions in the capital, Tripoli, and ordinary Libyans ran into the streets to cheer the unfamiliar troops as liberators.