Bell rings on Bucharest Stock Exchange's first session after elevation to emerging market status, opening up the Romanian capital market to funds with billions of euros under management.
Riot police, operating in larger groups, slowly escalating level of violence. Officers are grabbing protesters making their way home. Scandalous move sees authorities intern six-year-old son of detained activist in orphanage.
A significant proportion of the e-commerce goods originating from China arrive in Central and Eastern Europe from the Shenzhen area, putting Budapest in a strong position in the region's trade with China.
Washington claims right to unilaterally reimpose UN sanctions on Tehran. France, Germany and UK lead opposition to move they say is legally void.
Both sides claim ownership of Goce Delcev, who fought for an independent Macedonia at the turn of the 20th century.
“Sad to see Turkey's weight in MSCI Emerging Markets index hitting all time low at 0.3%,” remarks observer. Regulator cuts “direct market access” of UBS’ London branch to stock exchange. Garanti BBVA's Spanish parent at lowest level since 1995.
Russia’s Sberbank has set out its climate agenda, which aims to reduce the bank’s carbon footprint and put climate risk at the top of its investment strategy.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy’s approval rating has tumbled from over 70% last year to just 29% now, but he remains by far the most popular politician in the country.
Poland’s United Right coalition appeared to be coming apart at the seams after a bill boosting protection of animal rights passed in the parliament thanks to cross-party support rather than the usual partisan vote.
Head of Kosovo's Chamber of Commerce says "economic collapse is inevitable" without the law as businesses will be forced into bankruptcy without state support.
Belarus' President Alexander Lukashenko called on the people of Poland and Lithuania to “stop your crazy politicians”, who he warned are spoiling for war, and announced that he was closing the borders with Poland, Lithuania and Ukraine.
Colleagues of anti-corruption blogger and opposition activist Alexei Navalny found a bottle of water containing traces of the nerve agent Novichok used to poison him in a water bottle in his hotel room in Tomsk.
The Russian government approved the Ministry of Finance’s proposal for Russia’s 2021-23 budget on September 16, which has been amended to include a 4.4% GDP deficit
Day also sees Turkish lira slump to latest all-time low.
Croatia’s Rimac Automobilii is understood to be close to a deal with VW Group to acquire luxury automaker Bugatti.
Statement comes after Republican senator said US was considering shifting forces to Crete given that the path Turkish president Erdogan is on “is not good”.
Several hundred protesters gathered in front of the headquarters of Poland’s ruling Law and Justice party to rally against plans to ban fur production in Poland.
Human rights watchdog Human Rights Watch has released a report detailing the brutal police beatings and torture by Belarusian security forces during the crackdown on demonstrations after the blatantly falsified presidential elections.
Move follows unscheduled cutting of Turkey’s sovereign rating to all-time low in junk five days ago.
Many Mongolians outraged, claiming Beijing is muzzling Mongolia into submission. But nation's economy hugely dependent on China, which accounts for more than half of its foreign trade. Ministers unlikely to see provoking giant neighbour as an option.