Marine Le Pen's far right National Front scored a stunning first victory in European Parliament elections in France on Sunday.
Europe's next parliament has a tough job ahead. Here's a look at the key issues which pose a serious risk to the economic and political union.
Petro Poroshenko, the confectionery magnate that has declared victory in Ukraine’s presidential election, says his priority is to restore peace.
Boxer-turned-politician Vitaly Klitschko claimed victory in Kiev's mayoral elections but it was one of his rival candidates that raised the most eyebrows.
After a victorious Ukraine presidential election, Poroshenko may struggle to restore stability to a country wrecked by political and economic crises.
Some of the world's most mesmerizing structures power our society. We take a look at ten of the most spectacular.
Thai coup leader General Prayuth Chan-ocha said he had been formally endorsed by the king, and warned he would use force if protests flared up again.
A party that wants to dissolve Belgium was the chief winner of a parliamentary election on Sunday, setting the scene for months of deadlock before a new government can be formed.
Bargain hunters sharpening their knives in hopes Thailand’s coup will bring buying opportunities should put the silverware away, Goldman said.
While many companies have played significant roles in the development of cloud computing these ten companies that really got the ball rolling.
As Malaysia-based low-cost carrier AirAsia gets set for takeoff in India, CEO Tony Fernandes says there couldn't have been a better time to launch a new business in the country.
Asian investors will likely pay attention to key data releases from the world's third-largest economy and emerging markets this week.
Elections to the European Parliament will have no impact on the area's economic policies or on the euro's standing in world currency markets.
Hundreds showed up for the opening of a Microsoft store in New Jersey. But will the retail push mean more consumers buying products?
Confectionary magnate Petro Poroshenko claimed vicory in Ukraine’s presidential elections on Sunday after exit polls gave him 55 percent of the vote. But key questions remain. In a nutshell, here are the 64,000 hryvnia questions which Poroshenko needs to answer.
President Barack Obama is promising U.S. forces in Afghanistan that America's longest war will come to a close at the end of the year.
Driven by ambitions to make China a great power, President Xi Jinping is staking his political authority on a huge task: overhauling the Chinese military. The New York Times reports.
The Bank of England's plan to increase interest rates only gradually means it should move earlier than would otherwise be the case, a top BoE policymaker told BBC Radio on Sunday.
New malware, including Blackshades, allows hackers to spy on victims through infected webcams. Here's how to protect yourself.
Thailand's economy was already struggling before the country's military seized power in a bloodless coup Thursday, saying it needed to restore order after six months of protests aimed at ousting the elected government.
Europe’s newest “state” called Liberland has welcomed its first citizens, after a small group of libertarians declared independence for a patch of land on the border between Croatia and Serbia.
The U.K. has become disillusioned with the two main parties. Why and what does it mean for the 2015 general election?
CNBC Meets' Tania Bryer speaks to celebrated soprano opera singer Jessye Norman, who speaks about her childhood growing up in Augusta, Georgia.
In part two, Norman talks about her big break in opera and some of the challenges she faced early on in her career, as well as her frustrations with the "racialism" she feels still exists in U.S. Congress.
As Jessye Norman tells CNBC that she once considered running for Congress, CNBC looks at some celebrities who've dabbled in politics.
The Nasdaq's move above 5132 has sparked concerns that this would signal the end of an uptrend. But chart analysis suggests otherwise.
A period of consolidation has investors worried that the Dow's long-term uptrend has run its course, but charts suggest otherwise.
Oil prices rose as the framework Iran deal offers little chance for a increase in oil exports, but charts suggest it's too early to expect any price rise.