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Russia's Gazprom says construction will begin this week on the underwater section of its South Stream pipeline, which will carry natural gas beneath the Black Sea and into the European Union.
But is this really the case?
The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) has concluded its two-day summit with a declaration of their principles.
Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev, whose country holds the 2010 OSCE Chairmanship, called the declaration a "historic success."
There was no agreement, however, on an action plan on international conflicts and reforms.
Amir Mohammad is among a handful of tribal leaders to remain in Kandahar Province's Arghandab district since the Taliban sent threatening letters to elders during the summer.
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