Monday, May 5, 2014
Founded under the tsars, the Kvint brandy distillery has survived three wars and the upheavals of history from Communist rule to the collapse of the Soviet Union.
Saturday, May 3, 2014
Unemployment in the eurozone eased down to 11.8 percent in March, according to official data on Friday, with small signs of improvement in Greece's high jobless rate.
Portugal's prime minister on Thursday gave his clearest indication yet that the country will follow Ireland's example by exiting its 78-billion-euro (US$110 billion) international bailout without a credit lifeline.
Sales of new French cars rose in April, trade data showed on Friday in a further sign that the French market is pulling away from a slump which helped throw Peugeot Citroen into crisis.
Friday, May 2, 2014
The International Monetary Fund approved a US$17 billion aid deal for Ukraine on Wednesday, even as Kiev fought to prevent pro-Moscow separatists from grabbing another chunk of the country.
Thursday, May 1, 2014
Eurozone inflation picked up in April but still fell short of forecasts against a background of concerns deflation could derail a very modest recovery, official data showed Wednesday.
Spain announced Wednesday its fastest economic growth in six years in the first quarter of 2014 even as it failed to dent a 26-percent unemployment rate.
Wednesday, April 30, 2014
U.S. sanctions targeting the president of Russia's largest oil company could complicate the operations of Western oil companies with important investments in Russia, such as BP and Exxon.
Monday, April 28, 2014
Slovakia and Ukraine have reached a deal to give Kiev access to European gas supplies and reduce its dependence on Russia, the Slovak economy ministry said Saturday.
Sunday, April 27, 2014
Fitch Ratings upgraded Spain's sovereign credit on Friday, capping a string of good news for a nation still recovering from a job-wrecking, double-dip recession.