Central / Eastern Europe

Russia’s MTS to decide if its U.S. listing is in best interest of…

Russia’s MTS to decide if its U.S. listing is in best interest of…

Published 08/02/2019

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia’s mobile phone operator MTS said on Friday it will evaluate whether its listing in the United States is in the best [more…]

World’s largest wealth fund to press firms for climate data at AGMs

World’s largest wealth fund to press firms for climate data at AGMs

Published 08/02/2019

(This Feb 7 story corrects to show, in fourth paragraph, that a temperature rise of 2°C is equivalent to 3.6°F, not 35.6°F) By Gwladys Fouche [more…]

Weak construction, chemicals earnings hold Europe back while…

Weak construction, chemicals earnings hold Europe back while…

Published 08/02/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - European stocks slipped again on Friday, following their weakest day in six weeks, as downgrades to growth forecasts weighed and bleak numbers [more…]

Olympic spirit back in Sarajevo, bridging ethnic divides

Olympic spirit back in Sarajevo, bridging ethnic divides

Published 08/02/2019

SARAJEVO (Reuters) - The Olympic spirit is back in Sarajevo after rival Bosnian ethnic elites set aside their differences to host the largest sport event [more…]

World body to lift Russia’s doping ban

World body to lift Russia’s doping ban

Published 08/02/2019

MOSCOW (Reuters) - The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) said on Friday it would lift the ban on Russian Para athletes by March 15, but only [more…]

Bosnia’s sole female coppersmith keeps flame burning for dwindling art

Bosnia’s sole female coppersmith keeps flame burning for dwindling art

Published 05/02/2019

SARAJEVO (Reuters) - Nermina Alic learned her trade as a coppersmith from her watching father as a child. Now she is hoping her skills - [more…]

French army to help in effort to stop swine fever at Belgian border

French army to help in effort to stop swine fever at Belgian border

Published 25/01/2019

PARIS (Reuters) - The French army will provide logistical support to hunters tasked with culling wild boar in a border zone next to Belgium, as [more…]

Russia says disagreements still hamper peace deal with Japan

Russia says disagreements still hamper peace deal with Japan

Published 14/01/2019

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia still has significant disagreements with Japan, which stand in the way of clinching a peace deal to end a decades-old territorial [more…]

Aussie dollar, yuan fall on concerns about China slowdown

Aussie dollar, yuan fall on concerns about China slowdown

Published 14/01/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - The Australian dollar and kiwi dollar, gauges of global risk appetite, fell on Monday on fears of a slowdown in China’s economy [more…]

Russia has not promised Belarus help over oil tax overhaul: PM

Russia has not promised Belarus help over oil tax overhaul: PM

Published 14/01/2019

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said on Monday that Moscow has never promised Belarus any help over losses incurred due to an [more…]