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(MENAFN - AFP) Late Russian leader Boris Yeltsin's "nuclear button" briefcase went on display Wednesday as a major new museum devoted to the legacy of Russia's first president opened in the Urals.

Russian President Vladimir Putin -- whom an ailing Yeltsin anointed as his heir on New Year's Eve 1999 with the words "Take care of Russia" -- unveiled the Boris Yeltsin Presidential ...

25 Nov 2015   European equities rebound 
(MENAFN - AFP) Europe's main stock markets rebounded Wednesday from the previous day's losses, but spiking geopolitical tensions continued to dominate investor sentiment.

The region's equities had fallen Tuesday with airlines and hotel groups hit by a US travel warning and the downing of a Russian jet by Turkey.

Asian markets retreated Wednesday, also mirroring a sell-off ...

(MENAFN - AFP) Brazilian police on Wednesday arrested a senior ruling party senator and a billionaire investment banker in the ever-intensifying probe of a huge corruption network centered on state oil giant Petrobras.

The arrests targeted one of the most important politicians in the country and one of the richest businessmen, dramatically underlining prosecutors' determination ...

(MENAFN - AFP) Britain announced a fresh round of deep cuts to public spending Wednesday but dropped a plan to cut welfare payments for the poorest and spared the police from savings after the Paris attacks.

Unveiling a budget update, finance minister George Osborne said the government, which is borrowing £73.5 billion (105 billion euros, $110 billion) this year, is on track ...

(MENAFN - AFP) Oil prices retreated Wednesday as official data revealed another rise in US crude stockpiles, adding to concerns about a global supply glut.

Prices had surged Tuesday on heightened geopolitical tensions sparked by Turkey's shooting down of a Russian fighter jet on the Syrian border.

Analysts warned that further escalation could affect crude supplies from ...

(MENAFN - AFP) Tensions between Moscow and Kiev ratcheted up further Wednesday as Ukraine decided to stop buying gas from Russia and closed its airspace to its giant eastern neighbour's airlines.

The two measures not only underscore the acrimonious nature of the former Soviet countries' relations but also highlight how difficult one of Europe's deadliest crises since the ...

(MENAFN - AFP) US stocks rose slightly in early trade Wednesday following a stream of economic data in the last trading session ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday.

About 25 minutes into trade, the Dow Jones Industrial Average stood at 17,834.20, up 22.01 points (0.12 percent).

The broad-based S&P 500 added 0.78 (0.04 percent) at 2,089.92, while the tech-rich Nasdaq ...

(MENAFN - AFP) An initial group of overseas central banks and other institutions has been allowed to enter China's interbank foreign exchange market, Beijing's central bank said Wednesday.

Seven institutions have completed registration with the China Foreign Exchange Trading System, a move which signals their official access to the market, the People's Bank of China said ...

(MENAFN - AFP) Europe's main stock markets rebounded Wednesday, taking a step back from geopolitical tensions to refocus on economic and corporate news.

The region's equities had fallen Tuesday with airlines and hotel groups hit by a US travel warning and the downing of a Russian fighter jet by Turkey.

While Asian markets retreated, mirroring a sell-off in tourism-linked ...

(MENAFN - AFP) Qatar's only directly elected body is to discuss introducing family-only days at major shopping malls in a move dubbed a "bachelor ban" that is likely to restrict access for foreign labourers.

What sounds like an innocuous idea is proving highly contentious and threatens once more to expose the 2022 football World Cup host's fraught relationship with its vast ...

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