A judge told Michael Flynn's new lawyer and prosecutor they should let him know by Aug. 31 if he is ready to be sentenced for lying to the FBI. » Read More
The U.S. president may wish to pause his Fed tweets, and leave his economic advisors to watch the central bank instead, writes Michael Ivanovitch. » Read More
By: Carmin Chappell
Iran announced today it will increase enrichment levels on uranium stockpiles to 20% by June 27th. The country says it won't surpass the enrichment limit if China, Russia, the U.K., France and Germany can reach a new agreement. » Read More
By: Weizhen Tan
African swine fever, which has already ravaged pig herds in China and pushed up food prices there, could also drive up inflation in the other emerging markets, according to research firm Capital Economics. » Read More
When Moscow sees a vacuum in Africa left by Europe or the United States, it increasingly steps in with trade and business agreements, military sales and cooperation, and political and paramilitary support, writes Fred Kempe of the Atlantic Council.
Chinese representatives say they think it's likely that Chinese President Xi Jinping will attend the G-20 meeting later this month.
The U.S. opposes Nord Stream 2, arguing the pipeline would allow Moscow to bypass Ukraine and use energy as a weapon against its neighbors.
Duda's visit to Washington included a working lunch and featured a flyover of F-35 fighter jets. Trump said Poland has agreed to purchase more than two dozen of the advanced U.S. military planes.
Flynn's decision comes amid growing calls to withdraw his plea in the Mueller probe from pro-Trump figures.
President Donald Trump's eldest son, Donald Trump Jr., testified behind closed doors before the Senate Intelligence Committee, whose members were set to ask him about his awareness of an aborted plan to build a Trump Tower in Moscow.
Another rise in U.S. crude stockpiles comes as the market continues to grapple with concerns about weakening fuel demand.
Standard Chartered said the recent run of exceptionally weak oil data should be interpreted as a "Lehman Brothers moment."
The U.S. will begin "unwinding" Turkey's participation in the F-35 program, upping the ante in a messy deal over a Russian-made missile system.
CNBC's Geoff Cutmore reports on a new deal between Huawei and Russian telecom giant MTS to supply 5G technology.
Chinese Premier Xi Jinping says the country will continue efforts to open its markets to the world.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has accused the U.S. of "trying to extend its jurisdiction" across the world.
Vitaly Nesis, CEO of mining firm Polymetal, says the upside to investing in rare earth mineral mining comes from the rising demand for electric vehicles – not the Sino-U.S. trade war.
Francesco Starace, CEO of Italian energy firm ENEL, tells CNBC a Russia-China alliance is "good for the world."
Kirill Dmitriev, CEO of the Russian Direct Investment Fund, says allegations that Chinese telecoms giant Huawei is a security risk have not been proven.
RDIF CEO Kirill Dmitriev – whose name featured in the Mueller report – says communication between the U.S. and Russia is currently worse than it was during the cold war.