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  • *Caution trading expected ahead of Dec. 4 OPEC meeting. NEW YORK, Nov 27- Oil traded lower in light post-holiday volume in New York on Friday as the dollar's rally to an eight-month high and a tumble in Chinese equities added pressure to oversupplied crude futures. The dollar hit late-March highs against a basket of currencies on speculation the Swiss National...

  • Khodorkovsky warns Putin

    Russia's riches man says the Kremlin chief is leading the country toward stagnation. and eventually collapse.

  • Despite Libyan rights abuses, Europe listened, and Italy signed a deal with the Gadhafi regime. At a high-profile summit in Brussels Sunday, Europe's leaders will offer Turkey 3 billion euros, an easing of visa restrictions and the fast-tracking of its EU membership process. More than 600,000 have entered through Greece, many after making the short sea crossing...

  • Russian President Vladimir Putin (C) greets Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan (L) during an opening ceremony for the newly restored Moscow Cathedral Mosque on September 23, 2015.

    News that Turkey's president has extended a hand to Putin has raised hopes that tensions between the two countries could be soothed.

  • Turkey dismisses Russian allegations as 'slander': Report

    CNBC's Geoff Cutmore has the latest detail on the meeting between French President Hollande and Russian President Putin amid growing tensions between Russia and Turkey after the shooting down of a Russian military jet.

  • Small part of northern Syria heavily militarized: Expert

    Firas Abi Ali, IHS Global Insight, provides perspective to the escalating tensions between Russia and Turkey and the evolving ISIS threat.

  • Erdogan, Putin engage in war of words

    Tensions remain between Turkey and Russia over the downed Russian military jet, reports CNBC's Geoff Cutmore.

  • PRAGUE— Slovakia's economy minister says his country will join forces with other Central and Eastern members of the European Union to protest a recent deal to expand a pipeline that delivers natural gas directly from Russia to Germany. The plan, known as Nord Stream 2, already received angry reactions from some, including Ukraine and Slovakia, as the pipeline...

  • LONDON, Nov 27- Russia is returning from the investment wilderness after last year's oil price collapse and Western business sanctions with funds attracted by falling interest rates and a light 2016 debt repayment calendar. "Russia is definitely one to watch," Mark Burgess, CIO for Columbia Threadneedle Investments, EMEA told the recent Reuters Global...

  • Expanding the war on terror: Bill Richardson

    Fmr. Gov. Bill Richardson, (D-N.M.), provides insight to building a strategy to fight the war on terrorism.

  • Mikhail Khodorkovsky, former  chairman of Yukos oil company.

    President Vladimir Putin has brought such stagnation that Russia could eventually collapse, former tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky said.

  • Turkish president requests meeting with Putin

    CNBC's Geoff Cutmore reports tensions remain between Turkey and Russia over the downed Russian military jet.

  • France and Russia exchange intelligence on Islamic State

    French President Francois Hollande and Russian President, Vladimir Putin team up to fight terrorists and Islamic State.

  • LONDON, Nov 27- Emerging market assets ended the week on a sour note, with major stocks and currencies chalking up daily and weekly losses as domestic woes were compounded by new worries over the health of the Chinese economy. MSCI's broadest emerging market equity index fell 1.2 percent on the day and was on track for an almost 2 percent weekly loss.

  • Will Russia continue to fight against ISIS?

    CNBC's Geoff Cutmore reports from Russia about Russian President Vladimir Putin's frustration with western allies caused by the destruction of a Russian military jet.

  • Turkish president dismisses Russian concerns

    CNBC's Hadley Gamble reports that Turkey's president, Recep Erdoğan, criticized Russian complaints about the shooting down of a Russian jet as emotional and unfitting.

  • *Loss-making retailer to exit Russia. *Russia slowdown weighs on Finnish economy, companies. HELSINKI, Nov 27- Loss-making Finnish retailer Stockmann is pulling out of Russia by selling its seven department stores there to a local franchisee of Britain's Debenhams for 5 million euros, it said on Friday.

  • How concerned are Turkey's businesses?

    CNBC's Hadley Gamble reports from Istanbul about the mood of the Turkish business community in light of tensions between Turkey and Russia.

  • Russian economy boosted by mining

    CNBC's Geoff Cutmore discusses the latest economic data from Russia which has received support from the mining sector.

  • Has Turkey made a miscalculation?

    Ahmet Kasim Han, international relations professor at Kadir Has Üniversitesi, discusses Turkish President Recep Erdoğan, who refuses to apologize for gunning down a Russian military plane, and whether Russia will enact economic revenge.