President Barack Obama and European allies moved to further isolate Russian president Vladimir Putin for supporting the regime in Syria even as the leaders sought a way to push both sides in that nation’s civil war into talks.
The trial of Beate Zschaepe, a member of a neo-Nazi cell accused of a series of xenophobic murders, opened in Munich today -- after weeks in which public attention focused more on the court’s media policy than the charges.
Intrade, the betting website that halted trading last month amid a probe into suspected financial irregularities, told customers it has found a $700,000 shortfall in client funds as it seeks their backing for a survival plan.
Deutsche Lufthansa AG was forced into an ad-hoc search for a new candidate to head its supervisory board after former Chief Executive Officer Wolfgang Mayrhuber surprisingly pulled out one day before he was due to be elected.
The Federal Network Agency of Germany has told the regional government of the German state of Baden-Wuerttemberg that it may have to make the Philippsburg 1 nuclear reactor a reserve power plant, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung reported in a preview of an article that will be published tomorrow.
European stocks dropped the most in a week as Italy failed to meet its maximum target at a debt sale, Spain struggled to bolster its banking system and a Greek poll showed increased support for parties opposed to spending cuts.
Germany’s airline industry wants the country’s new tax on flight tickets to be abandoned because it is hurting the country’s airlines and smaller airports, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung reported today.