Nato chief Jens Stoltenberg appeals for restraint after Serbian PM Ana Brnabic warns formation of Kosovan army could lead to a military intervention.
Commentators warn private banking is over in Russia if the “family silver” goes to a state bank.
Akbank’s issue abroad approved. Professor, meanwhile, notes paradoxical statistics in a new-era economic environment where “perceptions are controlled by the government”.
Many Ukrainian financial experts stepped forward this week to warn about the negative impact of the martial law that was introduced in ten regions. Some experts says martial law could cut as much as 3% off Ukraine’s economic growth
Russian President Vladimir Putin’s efforts to re-establish Russia as a consequential world power appear to have borne at least some fruit, a new Pew Research Center report finds.
A non-violent revolution toppled the government in the spring but didn’t alter the make-up of parliament. The weekend vote looks odds-on to fix that.
Blame for terrorist bombing of Chabahar police HQ initially pinned on Sunni jihadi group Ansar al-Furqan.
With the Turks heading into a recession there had been some expectation the mega infrastructure ambition would be cancelled amid austerity. Not on your nelly.
Lender, lined up for a sale to Emirates NBD, closes in on second place for banks by market cap. Akbank has rough day after announcing rights issue.
Despite the popular image of being greedy and power-hungry, the average Russian bribe-taker is an active, energetic, and entrepreneurial person, a study by the Academy of the Prosecutor General’s Office claims.
Budapest declared the establishment of a media holding controlled by pro-government loyalists as an issue of national strategic importance, blocking any potential antitrust investigation into the largest media transaction in the country's history.
Nordic parent company was hit by heavy fines imposed by US and Dutch regulators after becoming embroiled in a corruption scandal involving late president Islam Karimov’s daughter.
Permission given to allocate up to 30% of state-contribution monies, but only to funds approved and graded by Capital Markets Board.
Bulgaria's chief prosecutor warned he will launch a criminal investigation unless the government takes action over the illegal expansion of the country's largest ski resort in Pirin national park.
The Kremlin is lining up an audacious deal for one of its proxies to acquire Alfa Bank, Russia’s largest private lender by assets and a vital cornerstone of the nation’s financial scene since the early 1990s, bne IntelliNews can reveal.
The High Court in London published its ruling on the claims of state-owned Privatbank against its former owners, oligarchs Igor Kolomoisky and Gennadiy Bogolyubov, saying it has no jurisdiction to hear this case.
As the number of banks in Russia drops below 500 and the clean-up comes into the end game, the CBR has centralised its banking supervision and dismissed about 45% of its staff.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko told voters that he is confident that the average wage in Ukraine will grow to UAH10,000 ($350) in the first quarter of 2019, Ukrinform.com reports.
Merger of Opus and Konzum to create the fifth largest company on the Budapest Stock Exchange with a market capitalisation of around €1.2bn.
Turkey and Iran may look to exploit chasm opening up between Trump and Congress over scandal.