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A dramatic shift in how energy is being produced and consumed around the world could lead to far-reaching changes in the geopolitical order.
India's top court has dealt a serious blow to Western pharmaceutical firms who are increasingly focusing on India to drive sales.
Britain opens a judicial inquiry into the death of Russian oligarch Boris Berezovsky on Thursday to establish how he died in the locked bathroom of his vast mansion.
Leaders of the BRICS countries - Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa - wrapped up their annual summit overnight. CNBC's Samantha Loring files this report from Durban.
The security team for Russian President Vladimir Putin got in a small altercation with the South African security contingent after they wouldn't let the men inside a secure building.
Leaders of the five BRICS nations plan to create a development bank in a direct challenge to the World Bank that they accuse of Western bias. The bank would use $50 billion of seed capital shared equally but dominated by China.
Bill Blain, senior fixed income broker at Mint Partners, explains that while Cyprus is now "a done deal", one of the remaining big issues will be finding out how much money managed to escape the island despite banks being closed.
Simon Luhr, CEO of FinEx Capital Managment, discusses whether investors are stepping up bearish bets against Russia.
Russian businesses and banks that face losses from the Cyprus bailout are considering legal action but may have a hard time making a case.
Although markets initially held up in the face of renewed chaos, market watchers and analysts are warning that the flare up in the euro zone debt crisis could once again curb investor sentiment.
How Russia might respond to a Cyprus tax, with CNBC's Robert Frank; and the "Fast Money" traders share their strategies to playing Johnson & Johnson, Verizon and Costco now.
Charles Robertson, global chief economist at Renaissance Capital, says Russian depositors will withdraw their money from Cyprus and could decide it's safer at home.
The Cyprus bailout and the death of Russian oligarch Boris Berezovksy this weekend might seem like entirely separate events. But they are deeply connected. And they share the same root tragedy: Call it the "The Oligarchs' Curse."
Cyprus has been the favorite offshore tax haven for rich Russians for decades, but that could all change after this weekend's developments, reports CNBC's Robert Frank.
Jim O'Neill, Goldman Sachs Asset Management chairman, provides insight on whether the Cyprus deal is a long-term solution or short-term fix to a much bigger problem.
The EU and IMF officials struck a last minute deal with Cyprus, which includes a levy on uninsured deposits over 100,000 euros in the nation's second largest bank, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera and Kelly Evans report the EU and IMF officials struck a last minute deal with Cyprus. The proposal includes a levy on uninsured deposits over 100,000 euros.
Lothar Mentel, CIO of Tatton Investment Management, tells CNBC that the Cyprus situation was known for a while and that the Europeans played brinkmanship in the way they handled it.
Cyprus and its international lenders on Monday reached a last-minute rescue deal to resolve the country's financial crisis. But what are the implications for the country?
Cyprus held last-minute talks with international lenders on Sunday as doubts grew about whether a deal could be reached to save the Mediterranean island.