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Terror attacks: Is Europe most at risk?     Thu, 24 Jul '14 | 11:05 AM ET

Europe is at risk of terrorist attacks as "hundreds" of fighters in Syria hold Western passports, say Torbjorn Soltveldt, principal MENA analyst at Maplecroft, following the Norwegian terror attack warning.

Are US regulators too aggressive?     Thu, 24 Jul '14 | 11:00 AM ET

Alan Brown, senior adviser at Schroders, discusses high-frequency trading and regulation, as Barclays files to dismiss the U.S. suit against its dark pool trading.

European market closes higher     Thu, 24 Jul '14 | 11:30 AM ET

European shares closed higher on Thursday, after a business activity index showed the euro zone rebounded in July.

Ethiopia can achieve its target of reducing poverty further, Hailemariam Desalegn, the Ethiopian prime minister tells CNBC, adding that the country's wealth is very "inclusive".

Ethiopian economy is transforming, says the country's prime minister, Hailemariam Desalegn. He also discusses the agricultural sector.

When will an Ethiopia issue a bond?     Wed, 23 Jul '14 | 7:00 PM ET

The issuance of Ethiopian bonds "depends on the success" the country has over the next three-to-four years, Hailemariam Desalegn, Ethiopian's prime minister explains.

What¿s happening in Ethiopia is different from what the World Bank's Doing Business Survey indicates, says the country's prime minister, Hailemariam Desalegn.

Hailemariam Desalegn , Ethiopia's prime minister, tells CNBC that the country will only open up all its sectors to foreign investors once domestic companies can compete.

Ethiopia's PM on tensions with Egypt     Wed, 23 Jul '14 | 7:00 PM ET

Tensions between Egypt and Ethiopia rose with the construction of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam. Hailemariam Desalegn, Ethiopia's prime minister, discusses the progress of talks between the two countries.

Freedom of the press in Ethiopia     Wed, 23 Jul '14 | 7:00 PM ET

The Human Rights Watch has accused Ethiopia of severely restricting freedom of expression. The country's prime minister, Hailemariam Desalegn responds to these accusations.

UK looks to fracking     Wed, 23 Jul '14 | 7:00 PM ET

How could fracking transform the U.K.?

Zain is trying to expand its regional footprint by looking at other telco companies but also at areas the group is not in today, such as data centers and fibre, Scott Gegenheimer, CEO of Zain tells CNBC.

There are a lot of potential opportunities for growth in Iraq, says Zain CEO, Scott Gegenheimer, adding that at the moment, the regulatory environment is "slowing things down".

Zain has "invested heavily" in Saudi Arabia to turn its business around. But the environment and competition are tough, Zain CEO, Scott Gegenheimer says, wishing the local regulator was more supportive.

The sale of Zain¿s stakes in firms in sub-Saharan Africa was "the right decision", says Scott Gegenheimer, Zain CEO. Profitability and the ability to grow the business are better in the MENA region, he explained.

Can telcos compete with OTT apps?     Wed, 23 Jul '14 | 7:00 PM ET

The industry is still trying to work out how to make money from Over The Top content applications, Scott Gegenheimer, CEO of Zain, tells CNBC.

Surviving the Kuwaiti summer     Wed, 23 Jul '14 | 7:00 PM ET

For an expat, the Kuwaiti summer is tough, the CEO of Zain, Scott Gegenheimer tells CNBC, adding that when he retires, he is unlikely to stay in the country.

The Kuwait Investment Authority has a big stake in Zain. Scott Gegenheimer, CEO of Zain talks to CNBC about their relationship but also about the recent Kuwait governmental struggles.

What to expect from GM and Ford     Thu, 24 Jul '14 | 5:50 AM ET

Itay Michaeli, auto analyst at Citi, discusses General Motors (GM) and Ford ahead of their quarterly results. He says GM's outlook for the rest of the year should be pretty positive on the back of strong U.S. results.

Facebook is gaining advertisers: Pro     Thu, 24 Jul '14 | 5:30 AM ET

Justin Lafferty, editor of Inside Facebook, discusses Facebook's earnings and, in particular, its strategy for attracting advertisements.

Should you avoid tech stocks?     Thu, 24 Jul '14 | 5:00 AM ET

Cole Smead, managing director at Smead Capital Management, says that he has hardly any exposure to the tech sector, because technology companies tend to have weak free cash flow positions.

Bradford Jones, portfolio manager at Sagil Capital, discusses Argentina's debt repayment situation and says the country could be heading for a "soft default".

The Norwegian police has received information on an imminent terrorist attack. Sevincer Vedat, managing editor at The Nordic Page talks to CNBC about what is known so far.

John Strickland, director at JLS Consulting, comments on easyJet following the release of quarterly results and says the group is "investing in its future".

Ron Wahid, CEO of Arcanum, says the West needs to impose tougher sanctions on Russia and discusses public opinion in Russia.

Peter Dixon, senior economist at Commerzbank Securities, discusses the latest euro zone flash composite PMI data and says it shows "significant regional differences".

EMs in 'reform hysteria': Time to buy?     Thu, 24 Jul '14 | 3:00 AM ET

Benjamin Gutteridge, head of fund research at Brewin Dolphin, and Pedro De Noronha, managing partner at Noster Capital, discuss whether the prospect for reform in emerging markets is a buying opportunity.

Pedro De Noronha, managing partner at Noster Capital, discusses the "make believe" valuations of technology stocks such as Netflix, adding that Apple could be "obsolete" in two to three years.

European shares opened higher on Thursday with investors still digesting events in Gaza and Ukraine and with a slew of data due out of the euro zone.

David Atkins, CEO of Hammerson, says the U.K. retail space is competitive and is seeing prices fall.

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