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White House Wars and Military Conflicts


  • Russia to act as mediator? Thursday, 18 Dec 2014 | 4:30 AM ET
    Russia to act as mediator?

    Russian President Vladimir Putin discusses the Ukraine Crisis and ongoing military situation, saying that Russia is ready to act as a mediator.

  • Russia positive on the economic year Thursday, 18 Dec 2014 | 4:00 AM ET
    Russia positive on the economic year

    Russian President Vladimir Putin talks about the current state of the Russian economy and how he's still positive. CNBC's Geoff Cutmore analyses the remarks.

  • Cheap oil doesn't apply to the US military Wednesday, 17 Dec 2014 | 11:01 AM ET
    U.S. soldiers with military vehicles during a training mission in the Laghman province of Afghanistan, December 15, 2014.

    The military pays far more than civilians because of operations and safety and transport.

  • Pakistani security officials in Peshawar, Pakistan during February 2014

    At least 130 people, most of them children, were killed on Tuesday when Taliban gunmen stormed a school in the Pakistani city of Peshawar.

  • Sydney won't be defeated by tragic event Tuesday, 16 Dec 2014 | 5:30 AM ET
    Sydney won't be defeated by tragic event

    Sydney's Lord Major, Clover Moore says Australia will not be defeated by this hostage event. CNBC's Matt Taylor reports more on how Australia's public has coped.

  • Libyan oil terminals forced to close Monday, 15 Dec 2014 | 5:25 AM ET
    Libyan oil terminals forced to close

    Two of Libya's key oil terminals have been closed after clashes broke out, disrupting the country's crude export capacity. CNBC's Hadley Gamble reports.

  • Could Australia have predicted this hostage attack? Monday, 15 Dec 2014 | 4:30 AM ET
    Could Australia have predicted this hostage attack?

    Discussing the unfolding events of the Sydney hostage situation, Benjamin MacQueen, senior lecturer of Politics and International Relations at Monash University, discusses whether the Australian government could have predicted this event.

  • Australia Commissioner: 'We're doing all we can'

    New South Wales (NSW) police commissioner, Andrew Scipione told a news conference that the force was continuing to investigate not speculate, and "we're doing all we can" to solve this current hostage situation in Sydney.

  • Donetsk, Ukraine

    Ukraine is still on the radar of international investors, according to a minister, and has only a "minimal" risk of defaulting.

  • Were the Hong Kong protests a success? Thursday, 11 Dec 2014 | 4:45 AM ET
    Were the Hong Kong protests a success?

    Peter Thal Larsen, Asia editor at Reuters Breakingviews, says the Hong Kong protesters have got their message across, but hadn't managed to get closer to "true universal suffrage".

  • Russia PM talks sanctions, economy Wednesday, 10 Dec 2014 | 11:40 AM ET
    Russia PM talks sanctions, economy

    Russia's Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev discusses the possibility of a budget review in 2015, and how western sanctions are impacting the economy.

  • The 10 toughest countries for business Wednesday, 10 Dec 2014 | 8:45 AM ET

    CNBC.com takes a look at the world's most difficult countries in which to do business, based on a report from the World Bank.

  • Putin set to scare away investment in 2015 Wednesday, 10 Dec 2014 | 5:26 AM ET
    Vladimir Putin

    Russia’s hostility towards other countries could wreak further havoc on its economy in 2015, as investors told its "high risk".

  • Where now for the Ruble? Wednesday, 10 Dec 2014 | 4:30 AM ET
    Where now for the Ruble?

    With the Russian ruble facing an uncertain future, Timothy Ash, head of EM Research at Standard Bank says that if changes aren't made, the currency will continue to see "downside pressure".

  • Ukraine's Poroshenko talks ceasefire Tuesday, 9 Dec 2014 | 11:20 AM ET
    Ukraine's Poroshenko talks ceasefire

    Petro Poroshenko, President of Ukraine, was asked by CNBC if the withdrawal of foreign troops was still a key condition of a ceasefire.

  • Will this country be the next oil domino? Monday, 8 Dec 2014 | 5:44 PM ET

    Nigeria started 2014 as a frontier-market darling, but now the African economy could take a body blow from the oil price decline.

  • Why Putin could get ‘cold feet’ over Ukraine Monday, 8 Dec 2014 | 8:52 AM ET

    With Russia hit hard by a slump in the ruble, tumbling oil prices and sanctions, could Vladimir Putin be wondering whether Ukraine was worth it?

  • Yemen hostage rescue mission: What went wrong? Sunday, 7 Dec 2014 | 4:09 AM ET

    It could have been something as simple as a barking dog that alerted the al Qaeda guards as U.S. special operations forces approached the compound.

  • Investing in digital tech Friday, 5 Dec 2014 | 4:10 AM ET
    Investing in digital tech

    MCI Management is a venture capital fund business that focuses on digital economy and the tech sector. CIO Tomasz Czechowicz explains more.

  • Nuclear failure was the last thing Ukraine needed Thursday, 4 Dec 2014 | 3:12 PM ET
    French public nuclear safety institute IRSN said on December 3, 2014 it had not detected any unusual radioactivity in Ukraine and that the incident at a nuclear power plant in Zaporizhzhya posed no danger for populations or the environment.

    An accident at a nuclear facility in Ukraine underscored the country's lack of energy security, said experts and stakeholders.