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Germans fed up with Greece's 'insults' Fri, 27 Feb '15 | 5:35 AM ET
Wolfgang Schaeuble, Germany's finance minister, left, looks towards Yanis Varoufakis, Greece's finance minister.

Despite approving a four-month extension to Greece's bailout on Friday, Germany's frustration with Athens' financial demands is palpable.

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades

Russia is getting close to Cyprus once again, despite their relationship being sorely tested when the island's banking system collapsed in 2013.

Britain's Prince William is due to arrive in Japan on Thursday, for his first stop on his official week-long North Asian tour.

Can sports re-energize Singapore's tourism? Wed, 25 Feb '15 | 5:39 PM ET
Maria Sharapova of Russia in action at the BNP Paribas WTA Finals tennis in Singapore.

With a new Sports Hub and world-class events lined up this year, Singapore could claim a bigger slice of the global sports tourism pie.

The tree that… charges your phone? Thu, 26 Feb '15 | 4:08 AM ET

A "solar tree" has been designed to provide shade, charge phones and offer free Wi-Fi.

Sale of historic space photos  Wed, 25 Feb '15 | 7:00 PM ET

Archive prints of NASA's historic images are auctioned today in London.

Dunkin' Donuts in hot water after tweet Thu, 26 Feb '15 | 10:25 AM ET
A customer enters a Dunkin' Donuts store in midtown Manhattan in New York.

Dunkin' Donuts sparked outrage among Liverpool FC fans after tweeting out an edited version of the team's crest deemed insensitive.

Ukraine PM to Russia: 'Get out of our land' Wed, 25 Feb '15 | 3:09 AM ET
Arseniy Yatsenyuk

As the cease-fire between Ukraine and Russia looks shaky at best, Ukraine's prime minister told CNBC that Russia needed to end its "illegal invasion."

Lego to build on success of movie: CEO Wed, 25 Feb '15 | 6:57 AM ET

Lego is determined to stay relevant to today’s tech-savvy children after its “fantastically successful” movie franchise, the CEO told CNBC.

This whisky bottle talks to your smartphone Wed, 25 Feb '15 | 4:47 AM ET

Diageo is putting electronic stickers on its whiskey bottles which will be able to communicate directly with drinkers' smartphones.

Budget consumer electronics firm iBall raised eyebrows this week on a report that it has stolen Samsung's crown as India's number one tablet vendor.

Is Singapore getting airport crazy? Tue, 24 Feb '15 | 11:32 PM ET
Singapore's Changi Airport

Singapore is budgeting $3 billion for a fifth airport terminal before the fourth is even completed, but it isn't clear the travelers will come.

Check out this owl-themed bar, it’s a hoot! Tue, 24 Feb '15 | 11:37 AM ET

Hipster cafe capital London will soon have Annie the Owl, the UK’s first bar where people can sip cocktails while an owl perches on your shoulder.

Singapore's decision to hike taxes on its top earners has raised questions on whether this may erode the city state's longer-term competitiveness.

Draghi unveils new innovative banknote  Tue, 24 Feb '15 | 10:58 AM ET

The 20 euro note has been updated to beef up its security features, including one feature "you won't have seen before".

Cupid strikes for Hong Kong women in China Mon, 23 Feb '15 | 10:48 PM ET
Upon seeing a converted wrought-iron bodied Beetle being used for private weddings around Mexico in the 1960s, Volkswagen de Mexico built two more to be used as display vehicles for its sponsorship of the 1968 Olympic Games. The vehicle on display at the LeMay museum was built on a new 1968 chassis and given to the United States Northeast distributor.

Traditionally, older and poorer Hong Kong men find mainland Chinese brides. But in recent years, highly educated Hong Kong women go to the mainland to find a husband. The Financial Times reports.

Nests made from swiftlets' saliva are being mixed into coffee and cereal as the producers seek to broaden its appeal, and their profit margins.

Classic cellphones: 10 iconic handsets Mon, 23 Feb '15 | 1:18 AM ET

CNBC takes a look at some of the most iconic mobile phones of the last 30 years...

Here's the most digital EU country  Mon, 23 Feb '15 | 7:00 PM ET

Digital has become increasingly important for the economy and some countries are better at it than others. Here's the European Commission's ranking of the EU's digital societies.

European markets might be cheering a deal to extend Greece's aid, but many ordinary Greeks feel their government has backtracked from its promises.

Unemployed? Queen Elizabeth II needs a driver Mon, 23 Feb '15 | 11:29 AM ET

The British royal family is offering one lucky person the opportunity to work for them.

Which Oscar song sums up Greek crisis? Sun, 22 Feb '15 | 10:46 PM ET

With the 87th Academy Awards underway in Los Angeles, tell us which nominated song best describes the ongoing Greek drama:

Look no further: Japan Inc. wants you Sun, 22 Feb '15 | 5:51 PM ET

Corporate Japan is reaching beyond its shores to attract new talent, offering lucrative training programs to recruit employees.

Careful, your bonus is in danger!  Sun, 22 Feb '15 | 7:00 PM ET

U.K. financial sector professionals will have received over £100 billion in bonuses since the beginning of the financial crisis by the end of March. But could hefty bonuses be a thing of the past?

Why Greece will never repay its debt Mon, 23 Feb '15 | 12:14 AM ET

European officials should accept that Greece may never repay its $366 billion debt, analysts told CNBC, even if Athens secures a bailout extension.

'Birdman' wins Oscar for best picture Mon, 23 Feb '15 | 1:51 AM ET
Director Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, winner of Best Original Screenplay, Best Director, and Best Motion Picture for 'Birdman' attends the 87th Annual Academy Awards Governors Ball at Hollywood & Highland Center on February 22, 2015 in Hollywood, California.

The dark comedy "Birdman" won the film industry's highest recognition on Sunday, the Academy Award for best picture.

Academy Awards: Did you know?  Fri, 20 Feb '15 | 10:00 AM ET

CNBC takes a look at some of the more unknown facts about the Academy Awards.

Wearable tech has seen a surge in interest, with many tech giants preparing to unveil new products. But before the Apple wearable comes the... banana.

As fashion fanatics worldwide make notes on this season’s hottest looks, North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un, gets in the spirit with a new hairdo.

3 of the worst millennial money habits Tue, 17 Feb '15 | 7:33 AM ET

Here's how to stop overspending, undersaving and racking up credit card debt.