The U.S. will join the European Union this week in slapping new economic sanctions on Russia for its continued support of separatists in Ukraine.» Read More
Czech Social Democrats won a slim victory in a parliamentary election on Saturday but now face the tough task forming a government.
Chevron halted fracking on a Romanian well after a protest. The EU said it is committed to less dependency on fossil fuels. The Oilprice.com reports.
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.
Fears that struggling euro zone country Slovenia are closer to asking for an international bailout re-emerged this week with lawmakers warning that the country might soon not be able to fund itself.
After Serbia's deputy prime minister told local TV his country faced bankruptcy, analysts were quick to point out that Serbia actually has sufficient funding to last through 2013.
Five years after Lehman Brothers collapsed, families in major countries around the world are still too spooked to take chances with their money.
Robert Prior-Wandesforde, Director of Asia Economics at Credit Suisse explains why his thoughts on Europe are changing given the global economic backdrop.
Radiation near a tank holding highly contaminated water at Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear plant has spiked 18-fold, the plant's operator said on Sunday.
As emerging markets continue to fall from grace, their less high-profile frontier peers are stealing some of the spotlight. Interested, but not sure where to look next? Click ahead to see which frontier markets are the top performers.
Turkey's struggling currency hit a new all-time low against the dollar on Tuesday after Erdem Basci, the central bank's president said he had no concerns over current exchange rates.
U.S. military and national security advisers huddled with President Barack Obama at the White House on Saturday to consider options for responding to the alleged use of chemical weapons by the Syrian government this week.
Anthony Steen, former Conservative MP and chairman of the Human Trafficking Foundation, tells CNBC that the number of trafficking victims found in Britain increases every month.
After decades of pursuing trade with western Europe, Finland is becoming dependent on Russia again as that country's burgeoning middle class and wealthy investors provide opportunities for growth lacking in recession-hit Europe.
Banks cut 5,500 branches across the European Union last year, 2.5 percent of the total, leaving the region with 20,000 fewer outlets than it had when the financial industry was plunged into crisis in 2008.
Nissan Motor takes the veil off the first car in its resurrected Datsun brand in New Delhi on Monday, part of a foray by the Japanese auto maker into cheap cars for emerging markets.
Michael Buhl, CEO of the CEE Stock Exchange, tells CNBC that the central European countries are back to fundamentals.
The longer Russia can keep perpetuating the Snowden confusion, the better for them.
Nurse recruiting firm Roca-BHR drew more than 800 applicants in Spain last year when it offered guaranteed jobs in the Netherlands caring for the elderly to those who were willing to take an intensive course in Dutch.
Relaxed legislation and booming profits are just two reasons why Russia's biggest mobile service provider will not bother expanding into other countries, the firm's chief executive said.
Russia must urgently reform its energy sector if it is to remain a global player in the energy markets, according to experts speaking at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum.