Turkey advised people to postpone non-urgent travel to Russia on Saturday, as the tit-for-tat accusations continue after the downing of a Russian jet.» Read More
General Khalifa Haftar, once scorned in the North African country, is now the man to watch, after starting a massive military offensive on May 16.
Confectionary magnate Petro Poroshenko claimed vicory in Ukraine’s presidential elections on Sunday after exit polls gave him 55 percent of the vote. But key questions remain. In a nutshell, here are the 64,000 hryvnia questions which Poroshenko needs to answer.
A party that wants to dissolve Belgium was the chief winner of a parliamentary election on Sunday, setting the scene for months of deadlock before a new government can be formed.
After a victorious Ukraine presidential election, Poroshenko may struggle to restore stability to a country wrecked by political and economic crises.
Petro Poroshenko, the confectionery magnate that has declared victory in Ukraine’s presidential election, says his priority is to restore peace.
Marine Le Pen's far right National Front scored a stunning first victory in European Parliament elections in France on Sunday.
European elections reach their culmination on "Super Sunday" when the remaining 20 of the EU's 28 countries go to the polls.
Russia has prepared a secret document detailing actions if Western nations impose further sanctions over Moscow's involvement in Ukraine.
Could there be something -- or someone -- that unnerves the President of Russia?
The Bank of England's plan to increase interest rates only gradually means it should move earlier than would otherwise be the case, a top BoE policymaker told BBC Radio on Sunday.
Candidates in Ukraine's presidential election stayed out of the public eye on Saturday, observing a ban on campaigning on the eve of a vote that Kiev hopes can help end confrontation with Russia.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has outlined his plans for a new Eurasian union, as he slammed Western powers over sanctions.
Russian president Vladimir Putin calls CNBC's Geoff Cutmore "scary", adding that he has created a "businesslike" atmosphere for the panel discussion.
Access to the capital markets is a "key issue" for Russian businesses as Western lenders are increasingly shunning Russian deals, CEO of Rusal said.
German business sentiment fell more than expected to the lowest level so far this year in May, signalling that Europe's largest economy is expanding at a slower rate after the strongest quarterly growth in three years between January and March.
Britain's financial regulator has fined Barclays £26 million ($43 million) for control failings regarding setting of gold prices.
Two of the euro zone's former emergency cases enjoyed a welcome boost from U.S credit ratings agencies.
Britain's anti-EU UKIP party has made strong gains in local elections, according to early results.
The chairman of China's massive sovereign wealth fund has said that monetary easing in the euro zone would be "good news" and open up market opportunities.
Oligarch Petro Poroshenko is likely to win Ukraine's presidential election on Sunday, but has told CNBC that Russia might not accept the results.
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