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  • *Moscow aims to resettle 1 mln residents over 15 years. MOSCOW, May 25- Russian developers who had hoped to be able to co-invest in Moscow's planned $50 billion program to resettle almost a million residents will only be involved as contractors, the city's deputy mayor told Reuters. Sales fell by as much as 30 percent in 2015 and although the market started to...

  • *EU, U.S. not seeing eye-to-eye on Russia, EU says. BRUSSELS, May 25- A smiling Donald Trump offered European Union chiefs assurances on security in Brussels on Thursday but EU officials did not conceal lingering differences with the U.S. president over Russia, trade and climate change. "action plan" on trade-- an indication the new occupant of the White House is not as...

  • CNBC's Hadley Gamble asked NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg about the issues posed by Russia and intelligence sharing between members of the alliance.

  • Oil market was always too optimistic on rebalancing: JBC Energy Group

    JBC Energy Group Chairman Johannes Benigni says that he expects the oil market to not be rebalanced before the end of 2019.

  • U.S. President Donald Trump (R) and British Prime Minister Theresa May (L)

    CNBC's Hadley Gamble reports on the agenda for U.S. President Donald Trump's first visit to NATO's headquarters in Brussels.

  • Unlikely to get substantial outcome from Democrats' letter to Deutsche Bank

    CNBC's Annette Weisbach reports on news that the U.S. Democratic Party is requesting that Deutsche Bank provide transparency on loans to U.S. President Donald Trump.

  • First that Deutsche Bank dragged into investigation concerning Trump

    CNBC's Annette Weisbach reports from Deutsche Bank's headquarters, after news that Democratic lawmakers are pursuing the bank to determine whether it facilitated loans between Trump and the Russian government.

  • Jabbar al-Luaibi, Iraq's oil minister, arrives for the 171st Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) meeting in Vienna, Austria, on Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016.

    Iraq's Jabbar al-Luaibi and Iran's Bijan Zanganeh expressed support for a nine-month extension to OPEC-led production cuts.

  • MOSCOW/ HAMBURG, May 24- Russia is negotiating with Turkey in an effort to resolve a stop-start agriculture trade dispute between the countries, the Kremlin said on Wednesday, although Ankara disputed it had put curbs on imports of Russian wheat. As the largest buyer of Russian wheat behind Egypt, any move by Turkey to restrict imports of the grain could put a...

  • BERLIN, May 24- German trade with Russia flourished in the first three months of 2017 due to a recovery of the Russian economy, despite sanctions imposed over Moscow's role in the Ukraine conflict still being in place, data showed in Wednesday. German exports to Russia jumped 32 percent to 1.5 billion euros compared with the first quarter of the previous year,...

  • May 24- Democrats on a U.S. of House of Representatives panel have asked Deutsche Bank to provide information on whether any accounts connected to President Donald Trump have ties to Russia, adding another dimension to probes into connections between Moscow and Trump. The congressional inquiry also seeks information about a Russian "mirror trading" scheme...

  • MOSCOW/ HAMBURG, May 24- Russia is negotiating with Turkey in an effort to resolve a stop-start agriculture trade dispute between the countries, the Kremlin said on Wednesday as it emerged that Ankara has imposed restrictions on imports of Russian wheat. Turkish officials contacted by Reuters could not immediately comment and Russia's Agriculture Ministry...

  • Rep. Waters: Want Deustsche Bank to volunteer info, but Trump-Russia connections are inevitable

    Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) tells CNBC why she along with other House Democrats are asking Deutsche Bank for documents related to President Trump's financial accounts.

  • President Donald Trump have ties to Russia. The congressional inquiry also seeks information about a Russian "mirror trading" scheme that allowed $10 billion to flow out of Russia. Congress remains in the dark on whether loans Deutsche Bank made to President Trump were guaranteed by the Russian government, or were in any way connected to Russia, "the Democrats...

  • President Donald Trump have ties to Russia. The congressional inquiry also seeks information about a Russian "mirror trading" scheme that allowed $10 billion to flow out of Russia. Congress remains in the dark on whether loans Deutsche Bank made to President Trump were guaranteed by the Russian government, or were in any way connected to Russia, "the Democrats...

  • Russian President Vladimir Putin smiles during a joint press conference with Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni following their meeting at the Bocharov Ruchei state residence in Sochi, Russia, May 17, 2017.

    Democrats' ranting about the Trump Russia scandal won't win back disillusioned voters, says Michael Tracey.

  • *Algeria shows new urgency to raise gas output- sources. ALGIERS, May 24- Less than a year ago, Algeria was ready for a legal battle with French oil giant Total; it looked like business as usual for a country known for bureaucracy, tough contracts and often testy relations with foreign energy groups. Last month the two sides reached a settlement over Total's complaint...

  • New York- based attorney Mark Kasowitz has a history of working on Trump's most nettlesome legal issues and is viewed as a trusted adviser, according to two people familiar with the decision. While the White House counsel represents the president in his official capacity, it is not unusual for the president to hire private attorneys in matters that could lead to...

  • MOSCOW, May 24- Russia's largest bank Sberbank made record quarterly profit of 167 billion roubles in the first three months of the year, helped by cheaper funding and risk management costs as the economy improved. State-controlled Sberbank has consistently outperformed since 2014, when the Russian economy fell into a deep slump as oil prices plunged and the...

  • Russian involvement in US election 'absurd': Former official

    Vladimir Yakunin, Bridgens, says if all statements are to be believed, Russia seems to be "involved everywhere, in everything."