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  • oil refinery on a sunset or sunrise background
    Falling oil prices prompt Russian economic fears
    June 12, 2012, by Henry Ridgwell of VOANews

    Oil prices have shown a steady fall in the last few months, prompting fears that the Russian economy, which relies heavily on energy exports, could suffer.  Meanwhile, new sources of […]

  • federal reserve governor Ben Bernanke
    Bernanke: Europe poses risks to US economy
    June 8, 2012, by VOANews

    The head of the U.S. central bank, Ben Bernanke, said Thursday that Europe’s financial woes could spread across the Atlantic and harm the U.S. economy. Europe’s economic problems have already […]

  • Clinton concerned about rising Armenia-Azerbaijan tensions
    June 5, 2012, by Scott Stearns of VOANews

    U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says violence across the cease-fire zone separating Armenia and Azerbaijan could lead to greater regional conflict. Secretary Clinton discussed the violence with President Serzh […]