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  • Is the net closing in on 'Houdini' Berlusconi? Monday, 29 Jul 2013 | 1:50 AM ET

    The final verdict in Silvio Berlusconi's tax fraud trial, expected on Tuesday, could see the billionaire politician and media mogul banned from holding public office for five years.

  • Jewels worth millions stolen in armed Cannes heist Monday, 29 Jul 2013 | 1:39 AM ET

    A robber carrying an automatic pistol stole jewelry and watches worth millions of euros from the luxury Carlton Hotel in Cannes on Sunday.

  • No green shoots in southern Europe yet: Ryanair Monday, 29 Jul 2013 | 1:10 AM ET

    Despite the emergence of some positive data from crisis-hit Spain, Ryanair says it does not yet see a recovery in southern Europe, Howard Millar, deputy chief executive of the Irish budget airline told CNBC on Monday.

  • A Connecticut state investigator examines the scene of a Metro North train collision on May 18, 2013

    The driver of a Spanish high-speed train that derailed and killed 79 people was released pending trial on charges of reckless homicide, a judge ruled on Sunday night.

  • Supporters of ousted president Mohamed Morsi demonstrate in the street earlier this month.

    Investors on Egypt's Stock Exchange appeared unfazed by violence across the country over the weekend, with the benchmark EGX30 index easing only 0.7 percent in Sunday trade.

  • Egypt's Brotherhood stands ground after killings Sunday, 28 Jul 2013 | 3:04 PM ET
    Supporters of Mohammed Morsi gather in Cairo

    Thousands of supporters of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood stood their ground outside a Cairo mosque a day after at least 72 were gunned down by security forces.

  • Thousands gather in Cairo's Tahrir Square in Cairo on July 5

    The United States urged Egypt to pull "back from the brink" after security forces killed dozens of supporters of deposed President Mohamed Morsi and opened a dangerous new phase in the army's confrontation with his Muslim Brotherhood.

  • Want to run the Libyan central bank? Click here Sunday, 28 Jul 2013 | 6:13 AM ET

    Libya has posted an online advertisement seeking a candidate to run its central bank, although it is not quite clear whether that means the man who has been doing the job has been fired.

  • China, EU settle biggest-ever trade dispute Saturday, 27 Jul 2013 | 4:43 AM ET
    A container ship berths in Qingdao port, east China's Shandong province.

    The European Commission said on Saturday it had agreed a deal to resolve a dispute over alleged Chinese dumping of solar panels in Europe.

  • Famed French policymaker to be tried for pimping Friday, 26 Jul 2013 | 12:18 PM ET

    Dominique Strauss-Kahn will be tried on charges of pimping, prosecutors said on Friday, capping an inquiry into sex parties attended by the former IMF head.

  • Is Greece on the right track after all? Friday, 26 Jul 2013 | 11:20 AM ET
    Is Greece back on the right track at last?

    In a rare piece of good news for Greece, euro zone officials approved the transfer of 4 billion euros ($5.3 billion) of funding on Friday, leading analysts to claim that – although there is a tough road ahead – the worst is over for the embattled country.

  • Banks shiver as UBS swallows $885 million US fine Friday, 26 Jul 2013 | 9:08 AM ET

    UBS will pay $885 million in a settlement with a U.S. regulator over allegations the Swiss bank misrepresented mortgage-backed bonds during the housing bubble.

  • ECB will soon need to help France: Ex-ECB official Friday, 26 Jul 2013 | 6:23 AM ET

    The euro zone debt crisis will flare up again towards the end of this Fall, former European Central Bank chief economist Juergen Stark told German daily Handelsblatt on Friday.

  • German federal elections in September will finally "put to bed" the argument of austerity across Europe, John Studzinski, the senior managing director at Blackstone Group told CNBC.

  • Goodbye southern Europe: Germany's alternative? Friday, 26 Jul 2013 | 2:44 AM ET

    The leader of Germany's new euro-sceptic party, Alternative for Germany (AfD), says the southern countries of Europe should be forced out of the single currency and that it should be possible for every European citizen to sue its government if it pays the debts of neighboring countries.

  • Greece gets green light for 4 billion euro payment Friday, 26 Jul 2013 | 2:23 AM ET
    Athens

    Euro zone officials have approved the transfer of 4 billion euros ($5.3 billion) of funding to Greece and euro zone governments are expected to approve disbursement by Monday.

  • Olympic legacy questioned by UK small businesses Friday, 26 Jul 2013 | 1:44 AM ET

    U.K. businesses in close proximity to 2012's Olympic Games have given a damning verdict on the economic impact of the Games, branding them "rubbish" and "worthless".

  • Has Super Mario succeeded in saving Europe? Thursday, 25 Jul 2013 | 7:01 PM ET
    Mario Draghi, president of the European Central Bank

    One year on from his "whatever it takes" speech European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi, has won over some of the harshest critics of his controversial methods to fight the euro crisis. Not least in Germany.

  • Conjuring trick? Draghi's long-lasting legacy Thursday, 25 Jul 2013 | 7:01 PM ET
    Mario Draghi

    European Central Bank President Mario Draghi has accomplished a considerable conjuring trick over the last 12 months - but how long it lasts cannot be answered with certainty.

  • Mario Draghi’s greatest hits Thursday, 25 Jul 2013 | 7:00 PM ET
    Mario Draghi

    To mark the “one-year” anniversary of ECB President Mario Draghi's promise to do "whatever it takes" to preserve the euro, CNBC takes a look at Draghi’s other memorable moments.

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  • Alexis Tsipras, opposition leader and head of the leftist Syriza party, waves at supporters during a campaign rally in central Athens, Greece, Janu. 22, 2015.

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