As reported previously, the Italian oil company ENI has reached an agreement with the Libyan rebels that will allow it to reopen its oil and natural gas operations in Libya. However, it hasn’t cornered the Libyan market: the latest reports from France indicate that French oil firms have been granted access to 35% of the Libyan oil market.
No wonder President Nicolas Sarkozy is smiling in those photos!
In other news, 70% of the parents who took advantage of the new school voucher program in Indiana have chosen to send their children to private schools, mostly Catholic institutions. Opponents of the program say this violates the constitutional separation of church and state.
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