It was a multi-billion dollar project with a bold aim: to double the capacity of the Panama Canal. But there’s a big snag.
A temporary Greenpeace blockade of Sweden's largest oil port has culminated in six arrests. Activists scaled harbor cranes at Brotjorden, where its operator Preem plans a refinery expansion.
The Panama Canal's handover from the United States 20 years ago has been marked in Panama amid water supply worries. Managers say less rainfall due to climate change has depleted the inter-ocean conduit's Gatun Lake.
The move to extend gas exploration in the disputed eastern area is expected to heighten tensions with Greece. The row over the gas-rich region has stoked fears that the NATO members could engage in a military conflict.
The offshore exploration work of an Exxon Mobil vessel has inflamed tensions between Venezuela and its eastern neighbor Guyana. The South American nations have been locked in a century-old territorial dispute.
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