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David Cameron, U.K. prime minister, says now is a "defining moment" for Russia and that the EU and the West should be ready to "fundamentally change" their approach to Russia.
Russia must end its support to Ukrainian separatists and its attempt to destabilize Ukraine, says U.K. Prime Minister, David Cameron, saying there is evidence of Russian providing training to rebels.
Yossi Mekelberg, program director of international relations and social sciences at Regent's University, discusses Israel's ground operation in Gaza.
European shares pared losses to close mixed on Friday with investors cautious after a passenger jetliner was shot down in eastern Ukraine.
David Zara, pilot and aviation expert at Tradewind Aviation, says that given the altitude at which the MH17 plane was flying, its assailants should have known it was a civil plane.
Andrew Wood, associate fellow for the Russia and Eurasia at Chatham House, says the European Union should respond with heightened sanctions to the downing of the Malaysia Airlines passenger plane.
Daragh McDowell, senior analyst at Maplecroft, recaps what is known about the Malaysia Airlines plane crash in eastern Ukraine.
European shares closed lower on Thursday, as investors shunned riskier assets due to a resurgence in concerns about Russia and sanctioning.
Ian Whittaker, media analyst at Liberum Capital, comments on Liberty Global's 6.4 percent stake in ITV and on consolidation in the media sector.
Frank Schauff, CEO of the Association of European Businesses, argues that the latest U.S. sanctions against Russia will impact European businesses.
Tatiana Orlova, senior economist for Russia, CIS and Israel at RBS, says the latest round of Russia sanctions were a blow to markets sentiment.
As their global investment footprint grows, the BRICS nations want an alternative to the Washington institutions, says Brian Coulton, emerging markets strategist at Legal & General Investment Management..
European shares extended gains to close higher on Wednesday, as investors reacted to fresh growth data from China.
All the longer-term technical indicators point towards a lower euro-to-dollar exchange rate, says Richard Perry, market analyst at Hantec Markets.
Italian banks are lending "what they can", considering their distressed assets, says Salvatore Rossi, Senior Deputy Governor of the Bank of Italy.
Targeting specific areas of the stock market is inappropriate, and we've been here before with Alan Greenspan's "irrational exuberance" comment in 1996, says Marc Ostwald, FX, rates and emerging markets strategist at ADM Investor Services International.
Glentham Film is a $100-million film fund that aims to take advantage of tax efficiencies at different film locations, says Nicola Horlick, chairman of Glentham Capital, which manages the fund.
European shares closed higher on Monday, with earnings news from the U.S. and merger and acquisition activity helping bourses post healthy gains.
Kelly Ortberg, CEO of Rockwell Collins, argued that criticism of the F-35 jet is unfair, given the amount of new technology and invention that has gone into making the"fifth generation" fighter.
Lindt and Sprungli CEO Ernst Tanner told CNBC the deal was an "unique opportunity" and was worth in excess of $1 billion.