De-facto OPEC leader Saudi Arabia is pushing for the 14-member oil cartel to increase crude production by 1 million barrels per day (bpd) this week.
Oil-producing nations appeared to be on the brink of securing a landmark output agreement in Vienna on Thursday.
Ardern is one of the few elected leaders to hold office while pregnant.
CNBC talks to American veterans of the Korean War, whose intervention in the 1950s enabled South Korea to become a democratic and open country.
U.S. President Donald Trump will meet Queen Elizabeth during a visit to Britain next month
OPEC kingpin Saudi Arabia is struggling to convince some of the world's largest oil producers over the need to increase oil output ahead of a key meeting on Friday.
President Donald Trump's attempt to politicize the oil market should be castigated by OPEC, according to Iran's energy minister.
President Trump vowed to cut in half the number of refugees admitted to the US this year but a new study shows the actual number is much lower than that, the Financial Times reports.
Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh said OPEC could leave Vienna without agreeing on a path forward for their 18-month-old deal to limit oil output.
OPEC heavyweights including Iran and Iraq have opposed such a move.
OPEC kingpin Saudi Arabia appears to have altered its approach to oil production in the wake of repeated Twitter attacks from President Donald Trump, RBC's Helima Croft told CNBC.
The offer from Abu Dhabi Capital Management (ADCM) is well below the $125 million offered by New York-based private equity firm Cerberus Capital Management.
Troops backed by a Saudi-led coalition reportedly stormed the airport compound in Yemen's main port city Hodeidah.
After North Korea, China was the biggest beneficiary of Trump's summit with Kim Jong Un, some political experts say. US News & World Report has the story.
The revelation that Jared Kushner opened up the back channel that led to breakthrough communication between the US and North Korea underscores the highly unorthodox nature of Mr. Trump's White House, where family and personalized ties have shaped US foreign relations, The Financial Times reports.
Former WPP CEO Martin Sorrell should have done more to promote creative inspiration during his reign over the advertising industry, a top executive told CNBC Monday.
The driver of a taxi that ran into a crowd in central Moscow on Saturday tried to run away, but was caught and detained by police.
Russia and Saudi Arabia reinforced their partnership as OPEC is set to grapple with some thorny issues, like declines of supply from Venezuela and the effect of renewed U.S. sanctions on Iran.
A proposed merger of rail operations in Germany and France could help the industry take on competition from China. But it could also derail Europe's antitrust regulators, the Financial Times reports.
It is unclear whether Trump referred to Americans broadly or executive branch staff.
The Swiss franc has strengthened sharply against the euro in recent weeks.
China's commerce ministry warned that the interests of U.S. workers and farmers ultimately will be hurt by Washington's penchant for brandishing "big sticks."
China's commerce ministry accused the United States of volatility in its bilateral trade issues.
The Nasdaq composite opened higher on Thursday as Netflix shares hit an all-time high.
European markets were higher Thursday morning amid growing tensions in the oil market ahead of an OPEC meeting that could expand crude production.
Asian stocks closed mixed after U.S.-China trade tensions triggered a sell-off earlier in the week.
Jeremy Stretch, head of G10 FX strategy at CIBC Capital Markets, discusses the Bank of England's latest policy decision.
The Greek government is hoping to secure one its most important campaign pledges this Thursday.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel will meet some of her European Union peers on Sunday to try break a deadlock on migration.
If tariffs by Trump result in falling Chinese exports to the U.S., there will be knock-on effects for the rest of Asia.
China's central bank lent 200 billion yuan ($31 billion) to financial institutions via its medium-term lending facility.
CNBC asked analysts what constitutes a trade war amid the latest escalation in U.S.-China trade tensions.