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2009-09-29 11:22:00

PORTLAND, Ore., Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- A 5,500-seat amphitheatre will be constructed at the base of the towering plateau fortress of Masada in the Dead Sea region of Israel for use for one weekend only - June 3 - 5, 2010.

2009-07-04 11:11:19

Turkey has OK'd a transit agreement for the Nabucco pipeline intended to reduce European dependence on Russian gas, the European Union said. An intergovernmental pact to be signed in Ankara July 13 will expedite construction of the pipeline and bring Caspian and Middle East gas to Europe as early as 2014, E.U.

2008-10-08 09:00:42

Nabucco faces many difficulties, most significantly soaring construction costs and sourcing the gas. However, the EU ETS has the potential to make the project economically viable.

2008-09-16 09:00:45

Barroso says Nabucco pipeline not threatened by other projects BUDAPEST, Sept. 15 (Xinhua) -- The European Union-backed Nabucco gas pipeline is not necessarily endangered by other ongoing pipeline projects, visiting European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso said Monday.

2008-08-23 06:00:41

Text of report in English by Romanian government news agency Agerpres Bucharest, 22 August: Nabucco project has not [been] endangered by developments in Georgia, said, on Friday [22 August], at Cotroceni presidential Palace, President Traian Basescu, as a conclusion to a diplomatic tour he made on Wednesday and Thursday, in Black Sea countries.

2008-07-14 12:00:54

Text of report by Hungarian privately-owned liberal newspaper Nepszabadsag website, on 14 July [Commentary by Tibor Kis: "Dry Nabucco"] As things stand today, the chances for the construction of the Nabucco international gas pipeline are as high as European Commission President Jose Barroso being the lead singer in a Verdi opera at La Scala.

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