One of the most senior leaders of Russia's opposition was shot dead in Moscow, the Financial Times reports.» Read More
JOHANNESBURG— A video purported to be by Somalia's al-Qaida- linked rebel group al-Shabab urged Muslims to attack shopping malls in the U.S., Canada, Britain and other Western countries. The threat by the al-Qaida affiliate came in the final minutes of a more than hourlong video released Saturday in which the extremists also warned Kenya of more attacks like the...
Ukraine's military said it could not start withdrawing heavy weapons from the front line because pro-Russian separatists were still attacking it.
Is Russia's strongest card the fact that its economy is stronger than Ukraine's? Timothy Ash, head of Emergind Market research at Standard Bank, weighs in with his thoughts.
Ukraine Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk has promised a lot for the country but will he deliver? Tomas Fiala, CEO at Dragon Capital says that while he's "not absolutely happy" with the leader's first term, he remains optimistic.
Tomas Fiala, chief executive at Dragon Capital, told CNBC that there is still a chance to reinvigorate the economy in Ukraine, despite the ongoing conflict there.
WASHINGTON— Days from a Homeland Security Department shutdown, Senate Republicans sought a way out Monday by splitting President Barack Obama's contested immigration measures from the agency's funding bill. It was far from certain whether it would win any Democratic support, and House conservatives remain firmly opposed to any funding bill for the...
The main Russian-backed group in Ukraine said Sunday it would move weaponry from the front lines, but the government said it attacked a village.
Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian separatists exchanged prisoners, a Ukrainian Security Council aide said, a step toward implementing a peace deal.
Yemen's ousted president Hadi appeared to rescind his resignation after escaping house arrest by the Houthi militia in the capital and fleeing to Aden.
Terror in Copenhagen and Paris has renewed an old debate: should free speech countries adopt or strengthen blasphemy laws?
Secretary of State John Kerry said on Saturday that he and his British counterpart would discuss additional sanctions on Russia over Ukraine.
Cazeneuve's one-day visit to San Francisco and Silicon Valley comes weeks after terrorist attacks in Paris left 20 people dead, including three gunmen. On Jan. 7, two gunmen killed 12 people and injured 11 more during an attack on the satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo in Paris. A third gunman killed a policewoman Jan. 8 and then killed four more people a day later...
WASHINGTON— In a sign of improving relations with the U.S., Sri Lanka has terminated lobbying contracts worth tens of thousands of dollars a month that the previous government had signed to help it win friends in Washington amid war crimes allegations, the nation's ambassador says. But political change inside Sri Lanka itself has done the trick.
ISIS operations in Libya are making headlines and inciting pronouncements from European officials, but the size of its reach is unclear.
SAN FRANCISCO— The French interior minister says he has asked Google, Facebook and Twitter to work directly with French officials during a live investigation and to immediately remove terrorist propaganda when authorities alert them to it. French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve met Friday with representatives from the search engine and social...
NATO must prepare for a blitzkrieg-style assault by Russia, the alliance's second-in-command of Europe forces said, the FT reports.
Dr Samuel Greene, director at King's Russia Institute, says that the situation with Ukraine is not the cause for Europe's conflict with Russia, but a symptom to understanding Russia.
PARIS— France and Germany held out the possibility on Friday of sanctions if the Minsk accords to stabilize Ukraine are not respected. The two heads of state, along with the leaders of Ukraine and Russia, signed accords on Feb. 12 in a last-ditch effort to stabilize and bring peace to Ukraine— starting with a cease-fire that both Ukraine and rebels now say has been...
Andriy Kobolev, CEO Naftogaz, says its suspension of shipments to some Ukrainian areas won't have any effects on Europe's gas supply.
Luis Costa, head of CEEMEA FX and rates strategy at Citi, discusses investing in ruble assets amid the ongoing instability between Russia and Ukraine.