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Eurocontrol spokesperson Brian Flynn, says Ukraine was responsible for deciding that the 33,000 feet altitude was a safe height to fly at.
Paul Hirshorn, deputy spokesman for the Israeli Foreign Ministry, says the government did "everything we could" to avoid a ground offensive against Hamas.
Philip Baum, editor of Aviation Security International, says that nobody expected a commercial airline to be shot down.
Pär Boman, CEO of Handelsbanken, says the U.K. is a fantastic market for the bank.
Jim O'Neill, former chairman of Goldman Sachs Asset Management, says that - compared to the past decade - Brazil's economy is not in bad shape.
Jim O'Neill, former chairman of Goldman Sachs Asset Management, says the "mismanagement" of Manchester United means the club has not realized its full potential.
Jim O'Neill, former chairman of Goldman Sachs Asset Management, discusses whether the BRICS Development Bank can challenge the International Monetary Fund.
Gilles Andrier, CEO of Givaudan, says the weakness of emerging market currencies has not changed the company's strategy.
Christian Clausen, CEO of Nordea, says people are using mutual funds to save amid low interest rates.
European shares opened lower on Thursday as tensions in Ukraine came back into focus.
Daragh McDowell, senior analyst at Maplecroft, says that the European Union's sanctions on Russia are not a major blow to the country's economy, but it shows the bloc's intent.
Alastair Sorbie, CEO of IFS, says the company is overtaking its competitors as it offers "specialized solutions".
Daniel Lacalle, senior portfolio manager at Ecofin, says it is difficult to make money investing in Russian stocks.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel turns 60 today, as CNBC looks at the successes of her leadership - and the challenges she faces.
Johan Dennelind, CEO of TeliaSonera, says the company is in a "strategically difficult" position in Spain and is facing "tough" competition.
Zola Tsotsi, chairman of Eskom Holdings, says the private sector has a "vested interest" in government infrastructure projects.
European Union leaders imposed further sanctions on Russia, ramping up the pressure on President Vladimir Putin. Europe's leaders talk to CNBC about the move - with some calling for more action.
Former British ambassador to Russia, Tony Brenton, says the sanctions agreed by EU leaders are "accentuating antagonism" between Russia and the West.
Stephen Mould, head of wine at Sotheby's Europe, discusses Sotheby's two-day fine and rare auction expected to fetch about $2.50 million and advises how to invest in wine.
Gareth McCartney, EMEA head of equity syndicate at UBS, says that volumes in EMEA equity capital markets are at levels comparable to 2007.
Cutmore anchors CNBC’s flagship "Squawk Box" in EMEA; the three-hour show bookends the opening of European equity markets.
Based in London, Tso co-anchors CNBC flagship show in EMEA, Squawk Box, a show that sets the news agenda every trading day.
Sedgwick co-anchors CNBC's flagship program "Squawk Box" (Europe) and is also CNBC's OPEC reporter covering major meetings.