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Solar-Powered Plane Flies Over the Pacific in Potentially Record-Breaking Flight

If Swiss pilot André Borschberg makes it, the trip will be both the longest distance a solar-powered aircraft has ever flown and the longest time a pilot has ever spent in the air on a solo flight.

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The Next Iranian Revolution

With an end to sanctions in sight, one of the world’s richest oil and gas prizes is about to open up. That makes some nervous, but has oil majors and energy-hungry countries rubbing their hands in anticipation.

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#ElectricYerevan Protesters Give Cops the Finger Amid Showdown Over Rate Hike

Despite a violent crackdown by police in the Armenian capital of Yerevan, protests over energy prices continue to grow.

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Europe Deals a Double Blow to Putin’s Russia

A Belgian court goes after Russian assets in the decade-old Yukos case just as Brussels renews economic sanctions on Moscow through the rest of the year.

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There’s Hope for Tackling Climate Change After All

Economic growth and greenhouse gas emissions are going their separate ways, says the International Energy Agency. That opens the door to a Paris climate agreement that’s good for growth and for the planet.

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Why Putin Is Squaring Off With Tokyo

Japan wants to end a decades-long fight with Russia over control of the Kuril Islands. But a paranoid Kremlin is doubling down instead.

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