BERLIN, June 5 (UPI) -- On Wednesday officials in Slovenia shocked the European Union with what seemed to be a rather serious accident in the country's only nuclear power plant, but a day later officials were backtracking.
MIAMI, May 21 (UPI) -- Following the discovery of a U.S. Navy fighter in Venezuelan airspace, President Hugo Chavez warned that oil prices could reach $500 a barrel were the United States to attack Venezuela.
MIAMI, Dec. 31 (UPI) -- Venezuela's decision to assume majority control of its lucrative oil and gas industry dominated headlines in Latin American energy news in 2007, with leftist President Hugo Chavez taking a hard-line stance against companies unwilling to agree to new terms.
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