Europe Top News and Analysis Israel

  • WEDNESDAY, MAY 18 MOSCOW- The Credit Suisse 2016 Emerging Markets Conference- Russia: Gloom or Bloom. Speakers: Russian Deputy Finance Minister Maxim Oreshkin, Bank of Russia First Deputy Governor Ksenia Yudaeva and Russian Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich. Speakers: Bank of Slovenia Governor Bostjan Jazbec, National Bank of Belgium Governor Jan Smets,...

  • SEJONG, South Korea- The state-run Korea Development Institute and the finance ministry will host an OECD seminar in Sejong in light of the OECD's publication of a report on the South Korean economy- 0100 GMT. ACCRA- The Bank of Ghana announces rate decision- 1100 GMT. TUESDAY, MAY 17 BELGRADE- The National Bank of Serbia announces rate decision- 1000 GMT.

  • SEOUL- The Bank of Korea's monetary policy meeting to announce interest rates- 0100 GMT. PRAGUE- The Czech National Bank to publish the minutes of May policy meeting- 0700 GMT. MONDAY, MAY 16 SEJONG, South Korea- The state-run Korea Development Institute and the finance ministry will host an OECD seminar in Sejong in light of the OECD's publication of a report on the...

  • *Israel seeks more than U.S. offers five months into talks. JERUSALEM/ WASHINGTON, May 3- Negotiations meant to enshrine U.S. defense aid for Israel over the next decade have snagged on disputes about the size, scope and fine print of a new multibillion-dollar package, officials say. Israel is seeking up to $10 billion more than the current 10- year package and...

  • *Germany says "America first" is no answer to post-Cold War world. LONDON, April 28- Donald Trump's first major foreign policy address alarmed American allies, who view the Republican front runner's repeated invocation of an "America first" agenda as a threat to retreat from the world. "I can only hope that the election campaign in the USA does not lack the perception...

  • LONDON, April 13- Consumers who are happy to buy everything from hotels to washing machines, movies and cars on the recommendation of online rankings can now do one more thing: invest in funds. Co-founded by two brothers from their base just outside Tel Aviv, the platform- launched this week- ranks individual funds according to reviews from professional and retail...

  • JERUSALEM, April 11- Israel is to start collecting value added tax and income taxes from foreign companies that do substantial business over the Internet in Israel. Under new guidelines issued by the Israel Tax Authority on Monday, foreign companies that operate websites and sell various services such as advertising and brokerage will be subject to 17...

  • JERUSALEM, April 11- Israel is to start collecting value added tax and income taxes from foreign companies that do substantial business over the Internet in Israel. Under new guidelines issued by the Israel Tax Authority on Monday, foreign companies that operate websites and sell various services such as advertising and brokerage will be subject to 17...

  • This start-up wants to protect connected cars

    Israeli start-up Karamba Security is working on a security system to secure connected vehicles.

  • A trader works at the Israeli stock exchange.

    Tech and cyber-security know-how, startup spirit, VC funds and even the climate make Israel a bit like the Bay Area, says Richard Beales.

  • Silicon Valley gets direct flight to Israel

    The Silicon Valley-Israel technology connection has been building for decades, and now it’s possible to get a direct flight from San Francisco to Tel Aviv.

  • United flying direct from San Fancisco to Tel Aviv

    United Airlines 954 is the first non-stop flight from San Francisco to Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion airport.

  • Eiffel Tower and apartments

    Millionaires are leaving Europe because of rising religious tension and concerns about the sluggish economy, a wealth analysis expert said.

  • Cellebrite, the Israeli company that may have helped the FBI hack a terrorist's iPhone, may have used their Universal Forensic Extraction Device to do the job.

  • *Israel focuses attention on cannabis research. *Investment in Israel expected to double in 2016. TEL AVIV, March 29- Already a pioneer in high-tech and cutting-edge agriculture, Israel is starting to attract American companies looking to bring medical marijuana know-how to a booming market back home.

  • Donald Trump said that if elected, he might halt oil purchases from Saudi Arabia and other Arab allies unless they commit troops to fight Islamic State. The New York Times reports.

  • TOKYO, March 27- A laggard in embracing the' fintech', or financial technology, revolution, Japan is set to ease investment restrictions that could free up the flow of capital in an economy sitting on an estimated $9 trillion in individuals' cash deposits. Strict regulation, easy access to credit due to rock-bottom interest rates, and weak demand for innovative...

  • TOKYO, March 27- A laggard in embracing the' fintech', or financial technology, revolution, Japan is set to ease investment restrictions that could free up the flow of capital in an economy sitting on an estimated $9 trillion in individuals' cash deposits. Strict regulation, easy access to credit due to rock-bottom interest rates, and weak demand for innovative...

  • *Ingredients easily obtained in Brussels hardware stores. BRUSSELS, March 25- An empty apartment block on a quiet street turned out to be the perfect place for the three suspected Brussels attackers to prepare the home-made nail bombs used in Tuesday's airport and metro attacks that killed at least 31 people. Their choice of low-cost explosives-- among...

  • NEW YORK, March 25- Travelers passing through New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport this week witnessed a show of force following the Brussels airport attack: U.S. Army soldiers in khaki camouflage bearing assault rifles, police officers in black bullet-proof vests and private security guards directing traffic in neon-yellow vests.