Talks between the Venezuelan government and a coalition of opposition parties have reached a stalemate which facilitators from the Vatican are hoping to break.
Monthly Eurostat figures showed consumers stocked up on non-food products, such as clothing and electrical goods.
It was spend, spend, spend in Britain in October as retail sales surged by 1.9 percent from September and jumped 7.4 percent from a year ago.
Inflation in Britain slipped slightly in October, but Bank of England Governor Mark Carney has warned higher prices are on the way in the UK.
Egypt is to get an International Monetary Fund bailout loan, but can it bring down public debt, control inflation and protect the country's poor?
Japan's economic growth was stronger than expected in Q3 but the election of Donald Trump is casting uncertainty over its export prospects.
As expected, the Federal Reserve has kept interest rates unchanged and reinforced expectations for higher borrowing costs in December.
Eurozone economic growth in Q3 was at the same slow 0.3 percent pace as in Q2. Inflation picked up slightly in October to 0.5 percent year-on-year.
US consumer prices rose in September - up 1.5 percent year-on-year - keeping the Federal Reserve on track to raise the cost of borrowing in December.
Inflation in Britain jumped in September, and it was mostly more expensive clothes and costlier fuel which pushed it up, rather than the weaker pound.
Eurozone inflation got a caffeine and nicotine fuelled boost in September as people paid more in restaurants and cafes. Cigarette prices also rose.
Bank of England Governor Mark Carney has warned inflation will rise with the falling value of the pound pushing up prices.
Unemployment in the eurozone was unchanged in July at 10.1 percent of the workforce - the lowest in five years.
Inflation in Britain was boosted in June by more expensive airfares as football fans flew to France for the Euro 2016 championships.
Eurozone consumer prices rose in June for the first time since January, rising by 0.1 percent from June last year.
Japanese consumer prices fell for the second month running in April dealing a further blow to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's anti-deflation efforts.
Inflation in British slipped in April for the first time since September last year. Consumer prices rose 0.3 percent from April 2015 as the cost of airfares and clothes fell.
The EU's statistics agency has revealed that eurozone inflation has been flat in the year up to March.
UK inflation has risen to 0.5 percent from 0.3 percent according to the Consumer Prices Index.
A new survey indicates Euro zone business growth edged up last month from February’s 13-month low as demand weakened, particularly for services
Eurozone inflation stayed in negative territory but core figures, which strip out volatile food and energy prices, gained traction.
Rating agency Standard & Poor's has cut its forecasts for eurozone economic growth and inflation because of a recent "nosedive" in financial conditions.
Analysts say the European Central Bank could end up owning as much as a quarter of all eurozone government bonds which risks distorting the market.
Kazakhstan’s economy depends on oil and gas and the slump in the industry has put its economic resilience to the test. Its currency has devalued and
It has been confirmed that eurozone inflation slipped back into negative territory in February, down 0.2 percent year-on-year.
The European Central Bank has cut its main interest rate to zero from 0.05 percent as part of stimulus measures intended to boost lending, consumption and inflation.