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  • EU seeks $1.27 billion in Ebola aid for W. Africa Monday, 20 Oct 2014 | 5:55 AM ET

    LUXEMBOURG— The European Union committed itself Monday to step up efforts toward getting 1 billion euros in aid to fight Ebola in West Africa and rejected the idea of halting direct flights coming from the region. So far, the overall anti-Ebola total for the EU, including EU national contributions, stands at 500 million euros, with Britain contributing 160...

  • Germany, France hammer out EU budget deal: Report Sunday, 19 Oct 2014 | 10:32 AM ET

    Germany and France are secretly discussing a deal to let European officials approve Paris's draft 2015 budget, a report said on Sunday.

  • We may give Ukraine gas this winter: Russia Friday, 17 Oct 2014 | 1:02 PM ET
    Russian President Vladimir Putin

    Russia and Ukraine agreed to a deal for gas supplies for the winter period.

  • European markets close: Greece rebounds     Friday, 17 Oct 2014 | 11:26 AM ET

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including the ECB's announcement to reduce its "haircut" on Greek debt.

  • EU, Singapore conclude investment protection talks Friday, 17 Oct 2014 | 7:43 AM ET

    BRUSSELS, Oct 17- The European Union has concluded talks on a free trade deal with Singapore by adding investor protection clauses, which critics like Germany say give multinationals too much power. German Economy Minister Sigmar Gabriel said last month that Germany rejected investment protection agreements and that it would not sign a trade pact concluded...

  • Can EU muddle through economic tension?     Friday, 17 Oct 2014 | 6:53 AM ET

    Douglas Rediker, International Capital Strategies, provides perspective on whether a cohesive unit in Europe can address its economic concerns as the ECB considers quantitative easing against Germany's push back.

  • Will QE1 ever happen in Europe?     Friday, 17 Oct 2014 | 6:51 AM ET

    There's a rebound in European market Friday but the problems that plague the euro zone are not going away any time soon, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.

  • European bonds: It's every country for itself now Thursday, 16 Oct 2014 | 1:32 PM ET
    A visitor walks beneath a display of stock market information at the Athens Stock Exchange, Oct. 15, 2014.

    After more than a year of interest rates across Europe moving lower in lockstep, the last 24 hours show a breakdown.

  • European markets close: Negative inflation     Thursday, 16 Oct 2014 | 11:27 AM ET

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including low inflation data.

  • EU vows to beef up Ebola exit tests in West Africa Thursday, 16 Oct 2014 | 9:34 AM ET

    BRUSSELS— European Union nations are promising to reinforce passenger screening for Ebola at the airports in the hardest-hit West African nations and coordinate a common approach for the deadly virus at EU entry points. EU health chief Tonio Borg said Thursday the World Health Organization and the EU will look into "conflicting reports" about whether the...

  • *Exxon Mobil says refinery strategic regardless of EU policy. ANTWERP, Belgium, Oct 16- Exxon Mobil is pouring $1 billion into a refinery in the European Union, setting aside concerns ranging from poor margins to EU green energy rules due to be agreed next week that will cut demand for oil. Heavy industry and some nations, such as coal-dependent Poland, have argued...

  • EU pledges support for Greece as markets plunge Thursday, 16 Oct 2014 | 7:55 AM ET

    ATHENS, Greece— The European Union is promising Greece continued financial support, in the hopes of calming market turmoil triggered by concerns over the government's survival and the future of its bailout program. Jyrki Katainen, vice-president of the European Union's executive Commission, said Greece had made "immense progress" since the 240 billion euro...

  • *Exxon Mobil says refinery strategic regardless of EU policy. ANTWERP, Belgium, Oct 16- Exxon Mobil is pouring $1 billion into a refinery in the European Union, setting aside concerns ranging from poor margins to EU green energy rules due to be agreed next week that will cut demand for oil. Heavy industry and some nations, such as coal-dependent Poland, have argued...

  • BRUSSELS, Oct 16- European Union authorities could intervene to prevent gas shortages this winter in the event the Ukraine crisis causes disruption to flows from Russia, EU stress tests showed on Thursday. European Energy Commissioner Guenther Oettinger unveiled the results of tests conducted across the EU's 28 member states and 10 neighbouring countries...

  • Yields out of sync in Europe     Thursday, 16 Oct 2014 | 6:45 AM ET

    Mark Grant, Southwest Securities, provides his call on bonds and its impact on GDP and the equity market.

  • Europe deflation fear sparks sell-off     Thursday, 16 Oct 2014 | 6:14 AM ET

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports European shares are falling as fears surface over Greek bond yields.

  • European markets close: Rough session     Wednesday, 15 Oct 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including a look at Greece's market, which dropped 6 percent in one session.

  • France risks humiliating 'fail' in EU budget test Wednesday, 15 Oct 2014 | 9:24 AM ET

    France finds itself in the uncomfortable position of a student at the end of exams as it hands in its 2015 budget plans to European Union authorities for review. Wednesday's deadline for the bloc's 28 states to submit their budgets opens up a two-week window during which France and a few other countries who know they've missed key deficit targets must wait and...

  • MADRID, Oct 15- Spanish companies which got tax breaks when they bought indirect stakes in firms overseas will have to repay the money, the European Commission said on Wednesday, adding the benefits breached European Union rules on state aid. Spanish bank Santander, energy company Iberdrola and telecoms group Telefonica would be among those affected by the...

  • ROME, Oct 14- China and the European Union have found a way to end a long-running dispute over Chinese exports of telecoms equipment, resolving one of the most divisive issues between the major trade partners, the EU's top trade official said on Tuesday. Both sides would also agree to monitor the market share of Chinese telecoms companies in Europe and European...