Vitas Vasiliauskas, governor of Lithuania's Central Bank, says that joining the euro zone is the next "logical step" for the country, as it would bring stability and integration.» Read More
Russia's economy is growing too slowly, the country's deputy minister of economic development admitted to CNBC on Friday.
A U.S. cybersecurity firm says it has gathered evidence that the Russian government spied on hundreds of American, European and Asian companies.
Valdis Dombrovskis, Latvia's acting prime minister, explains that the euro entry will boost growth and foreign investments and discusses the formation of the new government.
Peter Attard Montalto, emerging market economist at Nomura International, says 2014 will be a "busier year for risk" in Central and Eastern Europe as central banks could implement "interesting monetary policy".
Despite years of speculation about which country will quit first, the euro zone will become one country bigger when Latvia joins on January, 1.
Two more people wounded by suicide bombings in the Russian city of Volgograd have died, a news agency reported on Tuesday.
Brussels reacted furiously to claims that the UK and US spied on the European commissioner in charge of sensitive antitrust cases.
Political drama will surround 2014 Olympics, India adjusts easily to increase in US interest rates, and businesses are back in Iran.
Vladimir Putin ordered Russia's military to increase its focus on the Arctic and finish plans to upgrade military bases there.
Linas Linkevicius, minister of foreign affairs of Lithuania, says the Ukrainian government will "burn all its bridges" with the European Union if it uses violence against protestors.
The Ukrainian security services have launched a criminal investigation into "activities aimed at overthrowing the government" as protests intensify.
Ukraine's opposition accused President Viktor Yanukovich of betraying national interests after talks with Russia, though both countries said nothing had been agreed.
A Dutch program helps the homeless, drug addicts and alcoholics get back on their feet by paying them in cans of beer.
Massive protests against Viktor Yanukovich hammered Ukraine's financial markets on Monday, increasing the risk of a currency crisis.
U.S. tech companies could lose their exemption from privacy rules unless the U.S. changes the way it treats EU citizens' online data, the FT reports.
Ukraine's rejection of a EU trade deal, was met with dismay. However, economic analysts said a move towards Russia and away from Europe could benefit Ukraine over the coming months.
Croatian stocks rallied in the build-up to its addition to the European Union in July, but markets have cooled on the former Yugoslav country since then.
Students have adapted to higher tuition fees and a tough economy by giving up some of the more traditional pleasures of student life, the FT reports.
Hungary's central bank governor rebutted claims of government interference in monetary policy.
Czech Social Democrats won a slim victory in a parliamentary election on Saturday but now face the tough task forming a government.