"There is a risk that Putin will read congratulatory messages from Western leaders like European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and US President Donald Trump as a plea for a return to business as usual."
Director of Foreign Policy, Centre for European Reform
""A powerful explosion rocked this area and right after that I saw many people running away.""
"“Every girl who speaks is paving the way for another.”"
Former Playboy model
"“Instead of engaging on the substantive concern, Russia has sought to confuse the picture with at best misleading procedural arguments.""
UK Ambassador to UN Conference on Disarmament
""The dark arts have arrived in full force online.""
US Democratic Congressman
"I won't be throwing fish anywhere."
"Elections come and go but Gambia remains. There are rules governing the campaign and all aspiring candidates have the rules."
""It was a case like that. It opened like this. And the money was inside.""
Australia’s struggling Qantas Airways has agreed to a 10-year alliance with Dubai’s Emirates, a key step in efforts to turn around its loss-making
Germany’s Volkswagen and Porsche have completed their long-awaited tie-up.
That came one day after Porsche posted a six-month profit of 1.15
Volkswagen’s shares jumped on Thursday following its agreement to buy the remaining half of Porsche. The sports car maker’s shares also rose
Microsoft has admitted an online advertising agency it bought five years ago is – in essence – worthless.
It will write off the value of the
A quartet of Russian billionaires and the Kremlin may soon fight it out over BP’s 50 percent share in the country’s third-largest oil producer
Yahoo is selling half of its 40% stake in the dominant Chinese e-retailer Alibaba back to its founder, Jack Ma, for just over five and a half billion
France Telecom suffered an 8.1 percent fall in operating profit and sales slipped in the first quarter of the year.
It, and the other established
Swiss group Nestle is to buy US drugmaker Pfizer’s baby food business.
The world’s biggest food company will have to pay more than it had expected
PSA Peugeot Citroen is reportedly talking to General Motors about a broad manufacturing alliance.
The idea is to reduce their losses in Europe and
No sooner was the biggest ever merger in the mining sector announced than it met opposition.
Miner Xstrata is to be taken over by commodities
Mining group Xstrata and commodities trader Glencore have confirmed they are in merger talks.
The all-share deal between the two Swiss-based
Competition regulators in Brussels have blocked the merger that would have created the world’s biggest stock and derivatives exchange.
Germany’s ThyssenKrupp and Finland’s Outokumpu are in talks over a possible merger of their stainless steel businesses.
It would be a long-expected
The merger of Germany’s Deutsche Boerse and the US-European stock exchanges NYSE Euronext looks set to be blocked.
EU Competition Commissioner