The EU Is Considering Capping Gas Prices

The EU Is Considering Capping Gas Prices

Italy’s idea that the EU imposes a cap on natural gas prices has emerged as the “only sustainable solution” to soaring energy prices, Italian Energy Transition Minister Roberto Cingolani said at an energy conference in Rome on Tuesday. Weeks ago, Italy proposed to the other EU member states that they place a cap on the … Read more

Russia’s Gas Deliveries To Europe Plunge Further

Russia’s Gas Deliveries To Europe Plunge Further

Natural gas flows from Russia to Europe continued to dive on Friday, with buyers in Italy, Germany, Austria, and Slovakia receiving much lower volumes than usual. Gas flows to France from Germany have ceased completely. The cut in Russian gas deliveries to European customers, which have agreed to the ruble-to-gas scheme Putin has demanded, is … Read more

Italy May Declare State Of Alert If Russian Gas Cuts Persist

Italy May Declare State Of Alert If Russian Gas Cuts Persist

Italy may declare next week a state of alert if natural gas supplies from Russia continue to be limited, government sources told Reuters on Friday. Before the Russian invasion of Ukraine, Italy sourced around 40% of the gas it uses from Russia. Italy has sought to diversify its gas imports with more supply from North … Read more

Leaders of Germany, France, Italy, Romania meet Zelensky in Ukraine to support fight against Russia

Leaders of Germany, France, Italy, Romania meet Zelensky in Ukraine to support fight against Russia

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky shakes hands with France’s President Emmanuel Macron as German Chancellor Olaf Scholz, Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi and Romanian President Klaus Iohannis look on June 16, 2022 in Kyiv, Ukraine. The leaders made their first visits to Ukraine since the country was invaded by Russia on February 24th.Alexey Furman/Getty Images The … Read more

Algeria plays balancing act as Europe tries cut Russian gas | Russia-Ukraine war News

Algeria plays balancing act as Europe tries cut Russian gas |  Russia-Ukraine war News

As the Russia-Ukraine war rages on, European Union members are facing a slew of energy security dilemmas. Dependent on Russia for 40 percent of its gas imports, Italy is looking to reduce this reliance – and quickly – by turning to other countries while accelerating its move towards renewables. Prime Minister Mario Draghi and the … Read more

SpaceX capsule carrying latest astronaut crew docks with ISS | Space News

SpaceX capsule carrying latest astronaut crew docks with ISS |  Space News

Team will replace four astronauts leaving in early May, with Italian Samantha Cristoforetti set to become the first European woman to assume command of the space station. Four astronauts, three from NASA and one from the European Space Agency, arrived at the International Space Station (ISS) on Wednesday and docked their SpaceX capsule, two days … Read more

Benedict XVI turns 95 as book focuses on anomaly of 2 popes

Benedict XVI turns 95 as book focuses on anomaly of 2 popes

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Emeritus Pope Benedict XVI turned 95 this past weekend, a significant milestone on his own but even more given he has now been a retired pope longer than he was a reigning one. To mark the occasion, a new book sets out to examine the current state of Vatican affairs not … Read more