- APNewsBreak: Africa land grabs endanger elephants Updated: Apr-20-14 11:46 am
- Bank of Cyprus sells business in Ukraine, Romania Updated: Apr-18-14 12:04 pm
- Mid-cap stocks are getting some love, finally Updated: Apr-17-14 2:14 pm
- 2 ex-Anglo Irish Bank directors convicted of fraud Updated: Apr-17-14 1:25 pm
- Italy again pushes back balanced budget goal Updated: Apr-17-14 12:25 pm
- Russian economy hit by Ukraine turmoil Updated: Apr-16-14 11:28 am
- Yellen signals more aggressive stance toward banks Updated: Apr-15-14 2:55 pm
- EU lawmakers complete financial system overhaul Updated: Apr-15-14 10:28 am
- Greek short-term borrowing costs tumble Updated: Apr-15-14 6:25 am
- Investor sentiment on tech goes from giddy to glum Updated: Apr-12-14 12:04 am
- Merkel, in Athens, praises Greek reform progress Updated: Apr-11-14 1:55 pm
- Spain's deflation not as great as first thought Updated: Apr-11-14 5:34 am
- Longtime Canadian finance minister dies Updated: Apr-10-14 9:09 pm
- US Treasury raises $2.38B in Ally stock sale Updated: Apr-09-14 6:52 pm
- Regulators act to require stronger bank capital Updated: Apr-08-14 5:42 pm
- Fed gives banks 2 more years on risky securities Updated: Apr-07-14 7:22 pm
- New French finance minister coy on deficit hopes Updated: Apr-07-14 7:35 am
- Wis. could add dozens of species to invasive list Updated: Apr-06-14 2:55 pm
- US finally regains the jobs lost in the recession Updated: Apr-04-14 5:50 pm
- Biden and Greek leader discuss economy and Ukraine Updated: Apr-03-14 7:19 pm
- US home market: Few buyers and not enough sellers Updated: Apr-03-14 2:05 pm
- Minnesota's foreclosure crisis eases Updated: Apr-03-14 11:20 am
- IMF leader calls for bold policies to aid recovery Updated: Apr-02-14 4:13 pm
- Italy cracks down on alleged violent secessionists Updated: Apr-02-14 2:18 pm
- In a surprise, Kazakhstan gets new prime minister Updated: Apr-02-14 10:10 am
WASHINGTON - Political and military elites are seizing protected areas in one of Africa's last bastions for elephants, putting broad swaths of Zimbabwe at risk of becoming fronts for ivory poaching, according to a nonprofit research group's report that examines government collusion in wildlife trafficking.
FAMAGUSTA, Cyprus - Cyprus' largest bank says it has sold off its business in Ukraine and a stake in a Romanian bank to help reduce risk and improve cash flow for the troubled lender.
NEW YORK - Maybe the middle child really should be the favorite.
DUBLIN - Two former executives of Anglo Irish Bank were found guilty Thursday of committing fraud in a loans-for-shares scandal - the first convictions to stem from a banking crisis that brought Ireland to the brink of national bankruptcy.
ROME - Italy has again pushed back its balanced-budget goal, now aiming for 2016.
MOSCOW - Russia's economy slowed sharply at the start of the year as the crisis in Ukraine spooked investors into pulling money out of the country. But with Russian President Vladimir Putin still enjoying high popularity ratings, the economic damage is not yet likely to soften his politics in the region, analysts say.
WASHINGTON - The Federal Reserve may be about to turn more aggressive in its regulation of the financial system.
BRUSSELS - The European Union's Parliament on Tuesday completed the biggest overhaul of the bloc's financial system since the introduction of the euro currency, passing laws to minimize the risk and cost posed by failing banks.
ATHENS, Greece - Greece's borrowing costs in a short-term debt sale have tumbled, days after the country returned to the international bond markets.
SAN FRANCISCO - The stock market's laws of gravity are ravaging its highest fliers.
ATHENS, Greece - Greece won praise Friday from German Chancellor Angela Merkel - the lead advocate of eurozone austerity - for its painful economic turnaround and successful return to markets.
MADRID - Spain's statistics office says prices were 0.1 percent lower in March than the year before, slightly less than the previous estimate of 0.2 percent.
TORONTO - Former Canadian finance minister Jim Flaherty, a fixture on the world financial stage who stepped down just three weeks ago, has died. He was 64.
WASHINGTON - The Treasury Department has raised $2.38 billion after selling a large chunk of its stock in Ally Financial Inc. as part of the government's ongoing effort to recoup the billions of dollars spent bailing out companies during the 2008 financial crisis.
WASHINGTON - Regulators are acting to require U.S. banks to build a sturdier financial base to lessen the risk that they could collapse and cause a global meltdown.
WASHINGTON - The Federal Reserve is giving U.S. banks two more years to ensure their holdings of certain complex and risky securities don't put them afoul of the new Volcker Rule.
BERLIN - France's new finance minister has stressed the need to strike a balance between stronger economic growth and fulfilling Paris' deficit-cutting commitments.
MADISON, Wisconsin - Wisconsin wildlife officials want to give the state's invasive species list its first overhaul, proposing to relax efforts to eliminate the emerald ash borer but get tougher on nearly 90 other plants and animals.
WASHINGTON - The U.S. economy has reached a milestone: It has finally regained all the private-sector jobs it lost during the Great Recession.
WASHINGTON - Entering the 2014 spring buying season, the U.S. housing market faces an unusual dilemma: Too few people are selling homes. Yet too few buyers can afford the homes that are for sale.
MINNEAPOLIS - Minnesota's foreclosure crisis is easing after eight long years.
WASHINGTON - The head of the International Monetary Fund warned Wednesday that leading nations need to embrace bold policy steps to accelerate a still-modest and fragile global economic recovery.
MILAN - Italian special operations forces arrested 24 suspected secessionists Wednesday who were allegedly planning a violent independence campaign for the wealthy northeastern Veneto region.
MOSCOW - The prime minister of Kazakhstan unexpectedly announced his resignation Wednesday and was swiftly replaced by his influential predecessor.