Vatican launches $110 smart Rosary bracelet that tracks your prayers

The eRosary, available on Amazon as well as the Vatican's own website, can be worn as a bracelet and is activated by making the sign of the cross.

'We are not heading into a crisis like 10 years ago,' head of Europe's rescue fund says

Klaus Regling, the head of the European Stability Mechanism, tells CNBC at the IMF and World Bank meetings that the euro region has "growth and potential."

Trump's Syria letter reportedly made Erdogan so angry, he threw it in the trash

Trump's letter attempting to pressure the Turkish president not to attack U.S.-allied Kurds in Syria also draws ridicule from critics in Washington.

Qatar approves minimum wage law, scraps worker exit permits

Qatar, along with other wealthy Gulf Arab states, has come under fire for what rights groups describe as poor labor conditions.

Swimming in ice cold waters, martial arts and other alternative ways these start-ups look to unwind

With the increase in employees looking for "sober socials", CNBC takes a look at the alternative ways companies unwind and bond with colleagues.

Here's how Boris Johnson's Brexit deal differs from Theresa May's

CNBC takes a look at what has changed in the deal.

German government cuts 2020 growth forecast but sees no crisis

The German government has lowered its 2020 forecast for economic growth to 1.0% from 1.5% previously, but added that Europe's largest economy was not facing a crisis.

Violence has to 'stop right now,' Catalonia's president pleads as protests continue

Violent protests and vandalism have continued in Catalonia for the third night in a row as public anger continues over the sentencing of separatist leaders.

Trump is saying Turkey ships a lot of steel to the United States. It doesn't

Trump says his tariffs against Turkey are the "strongest you can imagine." Markets and economists say otherwise.

South African Reserve Bank chief says debt rating downgrade may be priced in

A possible downgrade of South Africa's credit rating on November 1 may already be priced into markets, but structural reforms are still needed, the country's central bank governor has told CNBC.

Hyundai unveils plan for $35 billion investment in driving tech

The South Korean giant announced its strategy earlier this week.

Sterling turns lower as opposition grows to new Brexit deal

Sterling gave up all of its Thursday morning gains amid doubts that U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson will be able to pass his draft Brexit deal.

UK and EU strike new Brexit deal in last-ditch talks

There are serious doubts that the agreement will be approved by U.K. lawmakers back in Westminster.

Rep. Elijah Cummings, a key Democrat leading Trump's impeachment inquiry, has died at age 68

Maryland Rep. Elijah Cummings died early Thursday at Johns Hopkins Hospital due to complications from longstanding health challenges, his congressional office said. He was 68.

China says US must cancel new tariffs for ultimate trade deal

Beijing hopes both countries will "make new progress on canceling tariffs," China's Ministry of Commerce spokesman said Thursday.

London commuters seen dragging climate activists off underground trains

London commuters physically dragged Extinction Rebellion protesters off the top of a busy underground train on Thursday morning.

Amid protests, Hong Kong's leader addresses one key social concern ? unaffordable housing

Hong Kong has been repeatedly ranked as the most expensive place to own a home.

Singapore to roll out commercial 5G services by 2020

Singapore Minister for Communications and Information, S Iswaran, called 5G the "backbone" of the city-state's digital economy.

In a tightly-contested race, Canada's scandal-hit Trudeau battles to stay in power

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau appears to be on the brink of losing his parliamentary majority.

German finance chief Olaf Scholz rebuffs criticism that his country isn't spending enough

Germany's finance chief has rejected widespread criticism that his country is not investing enough.

British sports car maker McLaren Automotive will keep production in the UK despite Brexit

"It would be uneconomic to do anything else," CEO Mike Flewitt said at the 2019 Forbes Global CEO Conference in Singapore.

Hong Kong's troubles are 'very bad for the region,' says Singapore's leader

Singapore thrives best when the entire region is stable and can attract investors, said Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong.

'Addiction' to cheap money will do 'tremendous damage' to the global economy

Central banks are increasingly lowering rates, or moving to negative rates, and analysts warn this could damage the global economy.

Hecklers again disrupt Carrie Lam on floor of Hong Kong legislature

She was supposed to take questions about her annual policy address, which she delivered by video on Wednesday after similar disruptions.

Inside the $24 billion world of classic cars

The classic car industry is worth more than $20 billion and attracts wealthy enthusiasts around the world. So why are these cars so expensive, and are they good investments? CNBC's Timothyna Duncan reports on what happens inside this exclusive community.

'Rise of Skywalker' trailer should debut soon. Why Disney has waited so long to release it

While most blockbuster films will reveal an official, full-length trailer between five and six months before its opening weekend, the last two Star Wars films didn't debut an official trailer until two months before their release dates.

Virgin Galactic nears public market debut, expects to grow space tourism business globally

Virgin Galactic founder Richard Branson spoke to CNBC's "Squawk Alley" on Wednesday.

If a Brexit deal wins EU approval, Boris Johnson still has no guarantee of a parliamentary victory

British lawmakers remain uncertain about the parliamentary future of a Brexit deal that Prime Minister Boris Johnson is seeking to finalize.

Pompeo and Pence will meet with Erdogan after Turkish leader backs off refusal

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday that he and Vice President Mike Pence will meet with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan despite the foreign leader earlier saying he would not attend.

Doubts rise about Trump's claim of China's promise to purchase more US farm products

President Trump said China promised to increased its purchase of U.S. farm goods, but the details of the agreement are causing concerns.