Billionaire investor George Soros took out a bet of more than 100 million euros ($111 million) that Deutsche Bank shares would fall at the time of Britain’s vote to quit the European Union, according to a regulatory filing.
Turkey and Israel signed a deal on Tuesday to restore ties after a six-year rift, formalizing an agreement which U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said sent a “hopeful signal” for regional stability.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday handed a victory to abortion rights advocates, striking down a Texas law imposing strict regulations on abortion doctors and facilities that its critics contended were specifically designed to shut down clinics.
Israel and Turkey’s agreement to normalize ties will boost the Israeli economy, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Monday, while Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan cast it as a step towards improving humanitarian conditions in Gaza.
(JTA) — At least five people were stabbed during a riot at a neo-Nazi rally on the steps of California’s state Capitol in Sacramento. Some 25 neo-Nazis, part of the Traditionalist Worker Party, had permission to rally on the Capitol steps, the Sacramento Bee reported. The riot broke out when 150 anarchists and “anti-fascist” protesters…
The families of four Americans killed by Islamic State on Wednesday urged U.S. President Barack Obama to do everything possible to bring home the only U.S. journalist known to be held in war-torn Syria.
Israel’s Justice Ministry is drafting legislation that would enable it to order Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and other social media to remove online postings it deems to be inciting terrorism.
Trousers with leather pockets worn by Adolf Hitler and a brass container that held the cyanide used by a top deputy to commit suicide were among a trove of Nazi memorabilia sold for hundreds of thousands of euros at an auction in Germany.
The U.S. Senate will make its strongest push in years to tighten gun controls on Monday, voting on four proposals a week after the Orlando shooting massacre prompted new calls to keep firearms away from people on terrorism watch lists.
On the sidelines of a nuclear security summit in Washington in March, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan held a private meeting with Israel’s energy minister, Yuval Steinitz. It was the highest level contact between Israel and Turkey since diplomatic relations broke down six years ago after Israeli forces raided a Turkish ship bound for Gaza, killing 10 Turkish activists.