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  • General view of emergency services outside the Sennaya Ploshchad metro station, following explosions of two train carriages in St. Petersburg, Russia April 3, 2017.

    A blast in a St Petersburg train carriage on Monday that killed 11 people and injured 45 was carried out by a suspected suicide bomber.

  • ST PETERSBURG, April 3- The presidents of Russia and Belarus said on Monday they had resolved all disputes over energy, signalling a rapprochement at a time when both leaders are grappling with street protests and the threat of new Western sanctions hangs over Minsk. At a meeting in St Petersburg, held while the Russian city was reeling from a deadly bombing on a...

  • *Explosion coincides with Putin visit to St. Petersburg. Russia has been the target in the past of numerous bomb attacks, frequently targeting public transport. The rebellion there has been largely crushed, but security experts say Russia's military intervention in Syria has made Russia a potential target for Islamic State attacks.

  • Russia's National Anti-Terrorist Committee said an explosive device had been found at a different metro station, hidden under a fire extinguisher, but had been made safe. Russia has been the target in the past of numerous bomb attacks, frequently targeting public transport. The rebellion there has been largely crushed, but security experts say Russia's...

  • The agency, quoting unnamed sources, said surveillance cameras had captured images of what it called the organisers of the explosion, which hit St Petersburg as President Vladimir Putin was visiting the city. "I appeal to you citizens of St. Petersburg and guests of our city to be alert, attentive and cautious and to behave in a responsible matter in light of events,"...

  • *Qatar to develop world's largest gas field shared with Iran. DOHA, April 3- Qatar has lifted a self-imposed ban on development of the world's biggest natural gas field, the chief executive of Qatar Petroleum said on Monday, as the world's top LNG exporter looks to see off an expected rise in competition. Qatar declared a moratorium in 2005 on the development of the...

  • President Vladimir Putin, who was in the city for a meeting with Belarus's leader, said he was considering all possible causes for the blast, including terrorism and was consulting with security services. "I appeal to you citizens of St. Petersburg and guests of our city to be alert, attentive and cautious and to behave in a responsible matter in light of events," St...

  • Ten reported dead in Russia Metro explosion

    Russia President Vladimir Putin is quoted as saying the cause of the explosion is not yet clear. The "Squawk on the Street" news team discuss.

  • DOHA, April 3- Qatar has lifted a self-imposed moratorium on development of the world's biggest natural gas field, the chief executive of Qatar Petroleum said on Monday, as the world's top LNG exporter looks to see off an expected rise in competition. Qatar declared a moratorium in 2005 on the development of the North Field, which it shares with Iran, to give Doha...

  • MONDAY, APRIL 3 PARIS- Member of the European Central Bank executive board Benoit Coeure speaks at a conference in Paris. VIRGINIA, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond President Jeffrey Lacker gives lecture, "From' Real Bills' to' Too Big to Fail': H. Parker Willis and the Federal Reserve's First Century" at Washington& Lee University 2100 GMT.

  • MONDAY, APRIL 3 PARIS- Member of the European Central Bank executive board Benoit Coeure speaks at a conference in Paris. VIRGINIA, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond President Jeffrey Lacker gives lecture, "From' Real Bills' to' Too Big to Fail': H. Parker Willis and the Federal Reserve's First Century" at Washington& Lee University 2100 GMT.

  • MONDAY, APRIL 3 PARIS- Member of the European Central Bank executive board Benoit Coeure speaks at a conference in Paris. VIRGINIA, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond President Jeffrey Lacker gives lecture, "From' Real Bills' to' Too Big to Fail': H. Parker Willis and the Federal Reserve's First Century" at Washington& Lee University 2100 GMT.

  • MONDAY, APRIL 3 PARIS- Member of the European Central Bank executive board Benoit Coeure speaks at a conference in Paris. VIRGINIA, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond President Jeffrey Lacker gives lecture, "From' Real Bills' to' Too Big to Fail': H. Parker Willis and the Federal Reserve's First Century" at Washington& Lee University 2100 GMT.

  • HOUSTON/ CARACAS March 31- Venezuela is negotiating financial help from Russian oil major Rosneft to complete nearly $3 billion in PDVSA debt payments coming due to bondholders next month, two market sources and a government source familiar with the talks told Reuters on Friday. The negotiations are happening even as political chaos reins in Venezuela after...

  • *Essar Oil deal is biggest foreign acquisition in India. NEW DELHI/ MOSCOW, March 31- The purchase of Indian refiner Essar Oil by a consortium led by Russian oil company Rosneft has been delayed, the two sides said on Friday, because some Indian lenders to Essar have yet to sign off on the deal. The $12.9 billion deal, in which Rosneft is set to take a 49 percent stake in...

  • Donald Trump

    Trump is facing new questions about political interference in the investigations into Russian election meddling following reports that White House officials secretly funneled material to the chairman of the House intelligence committee.

  • Investor in Russia don't care at all

    Mike Harris, adjunct professor at Syracuse University, discusses investment in Russia and how President Vladimir Putin can consolidate his power amid protests.

  • RUSSIA Russia mounted a campaign of "propaganda on steroids" seeking to influence the 2016 U.S. presidential election, the top Democrat on the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee says, listing several areas of concern about possible links to Republican Trump's campaign. He also says Moscow will support the U.S. president in fighting terrorism and cooperate...

  • He also says Moscow will support the U.S. president in fighting terrorism and cooperate with the Pentagon and the CIA. FAMILY PLANNING Vice President Mike Pence makes a rare journey to Capitol Hill to break a tie in a Senate vote to roll back federal funding for family planning and reproductive health. NAFTA The Trump administration is seeking mainly limited...

  • Pro: Putin says a lot of things, and a lot is not true

    Donald Jensen, Center for Transatlantic Relations senior fellow, weighs in on Russian President Vladimir Putin denying interference in the U.S. election. With CNBC's Geoff Cutmore.