Russia reacted angrily on Saturday to additional sanctions imposed by the European Union over Moscow's role in the Ukraine crisis.» Read More
MOSCOW, July 26- Russia said on Saturday that additional sanctions imposed by the European Union over Moscow's role in the Ukraine crisis would hamper cooperation over security issues and undermine the fight against terrorism and organised crime.
MOSCOW, July 26- Russian Foreign Ministry said on Saturday that additional sanctions imposed by the European Union over Moscow's role in Ukraine's crisis would hamper cooperation over security issues.
BRUSSELS, July 25- The European Union said on Saturday it had imposed asset freezes on a number of top Russian officials, including the chiefs of Russia's FSB security service and foreign intelligence service.
BRUSSELS, July 25- The European Union reached outline agreement on Friday to impose the first economic sanctions on Russia over its behaviour in Ukraine but scaled back their scope to exclude technology for the crucial gas sector.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including U.K. GDP growing at an annualized rate of 3.1 percent and LVMH's earnings miss in Asia.
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July 25- Allergan Inc, known best for its Botox wrinkle treatment, said on Friday that European Union regulators had recommended use of its eye drug Ozurdex be extended to treat patients with diabetic macular edema.
BRUSSELS— The European Union on Friday extended its Ukraine- related sanctions to target top Russian intelligence officials and leaders of the pro- Russia revolt in eastern Ukraine, official documents showed. The new measures, designed to put pressure Moscow and its allies in Ukraine, were announced in the EU's Official Journal, and took effect immediately.
BRUSSELS, July 25- European Union ambassadors reached a preliminary agreement on Friday to push ahead with hard-hitting economic sanctions against Russia over the Ukraine crisis but details remained to be worked out, diplomats said.
Andrii Kuzmenko, acting Ukrainian ambassador to the U.K., says Russia would see a retaliation from Ukraine as grounds to invade and urges the EU and U.S. to implement sectorial sanctions.
Mujtaba Rahman, senior European analyst at Eurasia, says that harsher EU sanctions against Russia could be implemented next week and that Germany, France and the U.K. will feel the pain "equally".
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including gains for European banks and a sales miss for Unilever.
Europe is at risk of terrorist attacks as "hundreds" of fighters in Syria hold Western passports, say Torbjorn Soltveldt, principal MENA analyst at Maplecroft, following the Norwegian terror attack warning.
BRUSSELS, July 24- European Union countries are considering tougher sanctions against Russia over its role in the conflict in eastern Ukraine and the downing of the Malaysian airliner that killed 298 people last week.
BRUSSELS, July 24- The European Union would target state-owned Russian banks vital to financing Moscow's faltering economy in the most serious sanctions so far over the Ukraine crisis under proposals considered by EU governments on Thursday.
*EU patience with Russia running out. BRUSSELS, July 24- The European Union would target state-owned Russian banks and their ability to finance Moscow's faltering economy in its most serious sanctions so far over the Ukraine crisis under proposals considered by EU governments on Thursday, diplomats said.
TOKYO— World shares were rattled Thursday by reports the European Union is weighing stiffer financial sanctions against Russia.
PARIS, July 24- France's prime minister on Thursday called for the European Union to do more to help those member states carrying out reforms and reiterated France's views that the euro is overvalued.
*Weidmann says Britain gets economic lift from EU membership. LONDON, July 23- The head of the Bundesbank appealed to Britain on Wednesday to stay in the European Union, saying membership of the bloc had given the country an economic lift and posed little threat to London.
SAN FRANCISCO/ FRANKFURT, July 22- European Union antitrust regulators are preparing to step up investigations of Google Inc's practices on several fronts and are likely to revise certain terms of a settlement involving its search engine that was proposed earlier this year, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday.