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Disputed arctic territory

The five Arctic nations are meeting today in Greenland to discuss sovereignty over the disputed Arctic territory which is thought to hold vast amounts of oil beneath its melting icecaps

Business, Finance & Economics

Palin's ideas on oil

Marco Werman speaks with Alaska journalist Gregg Erickson about oil and the Republican VP choice, Alaska Governor Sarah Palin. Today, Senator John McCain praised Palin for her handling of tough issues like American dependence on foreign oil.

Politics

Still shivering as gas dispute continues

Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with the BBC's Nick Thorpe in Budapest, Hungary, where some people are still shivering from a lack of heat. The natural gas dispute between Russia and Ukraine is to blame. The dispute apparently ended today, only to start again. We also hear how people are coping with the cold in Bulgaria and Bosnia.

Politics

Bangladesh changes dress code

This week, the prime minister of Bangladesh re-wrote the government's dress code in hopes of easing the country's energy shortage. She ordered male government employees to stop wearing jackets and ties.

Politics

Time change reader

They're ringing in the new year in Bangladesh, not once, but twice this year. Or more accurately, they're ALMOST ringing in the New Year twice. The government moved the clocks forward in June to save electricity. A look back.