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George Jahn

George Jahn

    Syria to end nuclear secrecy
    Syria to end nuclear secrecy
    In a major turnaround, Syria is pledging full cooperation with UN attempts to probe strong evidence that it secretly built a reactor that could...
    Big powers, Iran spar over nukes
    Big powers, Iran spar over nukes
    Iran wants a new round of talks with six world powers to focus on a host of issues including its rights as a nation, and even high-seas piracy,...
    Opec banks on end of recession to drive oil prices
    Opec banks on end of recession to drive oil prices
    Opec oil ministers appear ready to sit back and let a recovering world economy lift crude prices instead of trying to bolster them by cutting back...
    Oil slips on weak global demand
    Oil slips on weak global demand
    Worries about global economic growth and expectations of a weak United States jobs report pushed oil prices lower on Friday, despite concern about...
    Oil crosses $98 a barrel
    Oil crosses $98 a barrel
    Oil prices jumped to a new trading record above $98 a barrel on Wednesday amid expectations of declining United States supplies. The weak dollar...
    Oil prices ease on profit-taking
    Oil prices ease on profit-taking
    Oil prices fell more than $1 a barrel on Monday as traders pocketed gains from the previous session's record settlement.
    Oil prices rise on refineries, Nigerian elections
    Oil prices rise on refineries, Nigerian elections
    Oil prices rose on Monday ahead of the expected restarts at United States refineries and Nigerian presidential elections that some fear could spark...
    Opec sentiment for production cuts ebbs
    Opec sentiment for production cuts ebbs
    The Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries' (Opec) president and oil powerhouse Saudi Arabia stepped back from direct calls to slash...
    Oil prices slip on Opec doubts
    Oil prices slip on Opec doubts
    Oil prices slipped below $60 a barrel on Monday on doubts that the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (Opec) would pursue proposed...
    Iran, storm fears see oil prices rise
    Iran, storm fears see oil prices rise
    Oil prices rose on Friday as the market watched Iran's stand-off with the West over its nuclear programme and amid concerns that tropical storms...
    Oil prices rise as Bush presses Iran
    Oil prices rise as Bush presses Iran
    Crude futures rose on Tuesday over Iran concerns after United States President George Bush warned that nations worldwide will not back down from...
    Global oil risk: It's not just Iran
    Global oil risk: It's not just Iran
    Unrest in Africa. Mideast insurgency and terrorism. Iran's nuclear brinkmanship. Russian pressure politics. South American resource nationalism....