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The U.S. government shutdown leaves cybersecurity experts fearing the Department of Defense's computer networks may be more at risk.
Arjuna Mahendran, CIO, Wealth Management Division of Emirates National Bank of Dubai says China and Russia are taking a much bigger role in world affairs in what could be the beginning of a new world order as the U.S. starts growing more insular.
Two Russian multimillionaires racked up a $207,116 bill between them in a head-to-head contest at a London nightclub, to see who could amass the biggest bar tab.
Azerbaijan's President Ilham Aliyev was elected to serve a third term on Wednesday evening but voting was marred by local media reports that suggested the results were released even before the polls opened.
If you want to break OPEC, approve the long-delayed Keystone XL oil pipeline, T. Boone Pickens tells CNBC.
Five years after Lehman Brothers collapsed, families in major countries around the world are still too spooked to take chances with their money.
Now that the U.S. has edged past Russia as the world's largest oil and gas producer, the drumbeat to export some of that oil bounty might get louder.
A WSJ headline says the U.S. is "overtaking Russia" as the largest oil and gas producer. Dan Pickering of Tudor, Pickering, Holt & Co. says the U.S. is importing about 8 million barrels today, and Carl Larry of Oil Outlooks and Opinions, talks about the benefit refiners are seeing right now.
Joseph Dayan, head of markets at BCS Financial Group, discusses how the country's equity markets are getting more accessible.
Alexander Medvedev, deputy chairman of Gazprom, talks about the group's deal to supply gas to China and how all that's left to agree on is the price.
Alexander Medvedev, deputy chairman of Gazprom, discusses the company's performance and what shale gas means for the industry.
Alexey Kornya, CFO of MTS, says that the company is focusing on cheap smartphones as high end smartphones like Apple's iPhone's are not in high demand because they are too expensive.
Olga Dergunova of the Russian agency for state property management, discusses privatizations and says there are many sectors in which the Russian government holds no stakes.
Andrey Kostin, president and chairman of the management board at VTB, talks about the effects of the debt ceiling on the Russian economy.
Former President Bill Clinton weighed in on the debt ceiling fight and threat of a government shutdown.
Ayham Kamel, Middle East analyst at Eurasia Group, discusses the U.S./Russia talks over Syria and how Western countries need to appear strong.
Belarus, Russia -- and now China -- are involved in a tussle for control of a valuable commodity that determines the cost of the food on your plate.
Michael Hudson, Director of the Middle East Institute at the National University of Singapore says Syria has been handed a lifeline with the U.S.-Russia chemical weapons plan.
Five months to the Sochi Winter Olympics, the grounds are still barely complete. Putin has ordered officials to work efficiently on infrastructure.
CNBC's Seema Mody reports the biggest headlines from today including little progress in talks between Secretary of State John Kerry and the Russian Foreign Minister about chemical weapons in Syria.