Despite the murder of the Russian Ambassador in Turkey by a serving police officer, both sides are pledging solidarity and promising this will not derail peace efforts in Syria. Terri Schulz, a reporter based in Brussels explains why the two nations with such fraught recent relations are standing side by side.
The board of the IMF has expressed its confidence in Managing Director Christine Lagarde, after she was found guilty of negligence at a trial in France. The judgement relates to an arbitration payment she awarded when she was France's finance minister. With help from French lawyer Stephane Bonifassi we pick apart the judgement while Shawn Donnan of the Financial Times puts the IMF's statement in context.
The former chairman of India's most important business group, Tata, who was sacked in October, has resigned from all of its listed companies. But Cyrus Mistry says he will step-up his dispute with the conglomerate's founder, Ratan Tata, over the way the group is run. Rahu