EU Commissioner for Energy Guenther Oettinger (2nd L) and European Commission vice-president Maros Sefcovic (2nd R) look on as Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak (L), EU Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso (C) and Ukrainian Fuel and Energy Minister Yuriy Prodan (R) address a press conference after an agreement was signed between Ukraine, Russia and the EU at the European Union Commission headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, on October 30, 2014.

Russia has agreed to resume gas supplies to Ukraine over the winter in a deal brokered by the EU.

Nigeria’s President Goodluck Jonathan wants the governor of the central bank of Nigeria out while he tries to extend his stay as long as possible.

Panama Canal

An initial, temporary agreement may be close, but analysts say that the consequences will be long-lasting.

A general view shows the Zawiya oil installation on August 22, 2013 in Zawiya, Libya.

Government forced to draw on reserves as oil exports fall to just 110,000 barrels a day.