BRUSSELS - Bondholders and large depositors in a failing bank could face losses as early as 2016 if Germany succeeds in accelerating tough new European rules to spare taxpayers from further bailouts.
BAGHDAD - Iraqi President Jalal Talabani, who suffered a stroke a year ago, is on his way to a full recovery in Germany, his office said on Wednesday, publishing photos of him with his wife.
FRANKFURT - Germany's leading shipping lenders face 16 billion euros ($22 billion) in credit losses in the coming year as a severe sector slump makes it increasingly difficult for shipowners to repay their loans, ratings agency Moody's said.
FRANKFURT - Deutsche Bank's former CEO Josef Ackermann has asked Germany's highest court to keep a trove of documents out of a long-running suit brought by heirs of the collapsed Kirch media empire.
PARIS/BERLIN - Airbus parent EADS came under fire on Tuesday from shareholders France and Germany over plans to cut 5,800 jobs, but its chief executive said that ignoring weak defense and space markets would have put even more jobs at risk.
BERLIN - Germany's Christian Democrats (CDU) voted on Monday to approve a coalition with the arch-rival Social Democrats (SPD) after Chancellor Angela Merkel urged her conservatives to swallow some of their misgivings and back the deal.
FRANKFURT - Germany's Lufthansa plans to reorganize its frequent flyer program Miles & More in a bid to boost growth at the business, joining a trend among airlines, some of which have spun off customer loyalty schemes.
COSTA DO SAUIPE, Brazil - - Hosts Brazil will get the ball rolling against Croatia, holders Spain face 2010 runners-up Netherlands and U.S. coach Juergen Klinsmann is up against compatriots Germany after Friday's World Cup draw.
COSTA DO SAUIPE, Brazil - Juergen Klinsmann was handed the task of trying to knock his country out of the World Cup when the United States team he coaches was drawn against Germany in the opening round of next year's finals.
BERLIN - More than one in three members of Germany's center-left Social Democrats (SPD) has already voted on a proposed coalition deal with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives, ensuring the internal party referendum will be valid.
KIEV - Ukrainian protesters stood their ground on Wednesday after an overnight sweep by riot police and their leaders dismissed an offer of talks from a president they say must quit for favoring ties with Russia over the European Union.
The criminal complaint against Ross William Ulbricht, known as "Dread Pirate Roberts."