Lazard has announced that it has elected Richard Parsons to the firm’s Board of Directors, effective immediately.
Few large eurozone banks would be left standing and the banking sector could face a €370bn (£298bn) lossif the euro crisis results in the single currency bloc breaking apart, according to one of the first indepth analyses of what might happen if the eurozone disintegrates.
Swansea City are reported to be close to making the Danish legend their next boss.
France's finance minister has declared a crusade against executive pay at state-controlled companies, describing a wage cap of €450,000 (£365,000) a year for bosses as a matter of "justice and morality".
Michigan lawmakers have voted in favour of key parts of anti-abortion laws that pro-choice campaigners claim could shut down most abortion clinics in the state.
When Yemen's long-term dictator Ali Abdullah Saleh tried to silence Tawakkul Karman, he called in her brother.
The US has alleged that Russian-made weapons are killing Syrians on "an hourly basis" as the feud between Washington and Moscow over the arming of the Assad regime intensified Wednesday.
In the end, as Alan Shearer observed during a recent of Match of the Day, the winning football team needs to score more goals than its opponents. Shearer's insight applies in politics too.
A military court has sentenced former president Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali to life in prison in connection with the killing of 23 demonstrators by police during the revolt that sparked the Arab spring.