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‘Black Bloc’ has gained infamy for fighting police. But who really are these protesters who plan to run riot at the World Cup? Global Post reports.
More U.S. businesses are pursuing India after the election of pro-business leader Narendra Modi as prime minister.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has outlined his plans for a new Eurasian union, as he slammed Western powers over sanctions.
Vladimir Putin's disruptive moves in Ukraine are aimed at keeping his grip on power in Moscow, said hedge fund boss William Browder, in reaction to CNBC's interview with the Russian leader.
Thailand's military coup may have shaken confidence in the country's outlook, but businesses and investors are taking democracy's loss in stride.
Take a look at this month's images from Thailand's political crisis.
Thailand's latest military coup comes in a drastically changed political milieu and its economy's Teflon status is already showing scratches.
Policymakers at the WEF in Manila this week say capital outflows from emerging markets are likely once the Fed signals rate hikes, but any selling should be limited.
On the back of its IPO, JD.com's chief financial officer, Sidney Huang, downplayed the company's lack of profit.
The gas deal signals changes for several key global issues, and it will give Putin bragging rights in the face of recent Western sanctions.
Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov said on Thursday he was confident a "reasonable solution" would be found for Visa and Mastercard.
Veteran trader Art Cashin identifies an issue he thinks could lead to another financial crisis if not handled properly.
A key ally of President Vladimir Putin said Russia should remain in international institutions like the WTO, despite the recent furor over Ukraine.
Intel was present at the St Petersburg International Economic Forum, Russia's top business summit, despite pressure from the U.S. to veto the event.
Early results on Friday from India's general election indicated a landslide victory for the opposition BJP led by Narendra Modi.
China's foreign minister condemned Vietnam in a phone call with Vietnam's deputy PM over anti-Chinese protests that have killed up to 21 people.
Optimism surrounding the prospect of a fresh Indian government has set Indian stocks on a tear, but one analyst told CNBC stocks are due for a 7 to 8 percent correction.
Anti-Chinese riots in Vietnam this week highlight growing tension between China and some of its neighbors.
Jim Chanos of Kynikos Associates says he'll continue to bet against Caterpillar and China, as well as a few other names.
Farmers will face a shortage of workers come harvest time. And the solution may not be as simple as immigration reform.