Articles by: JewishNews-Ben

Financial Times sold to Japan’s Nikkei for $1.3 billion

Financial Times sold to Japan’s Nikkei for $1.3 billion

The Financial Times has a new owner. Japanese publishing group Nikkei Inc. is paying Pearson (PSO) £844 million ($1.3 billion) in cash for the Financial… Read More ›

NASA finds ‘Earth’s bigger, older cousin’

NASA finds ‘Earth’s bigger, older cousin’

NASA said Thursday that its Kepler spacecraft has spotted “Earth’s bigger, older cousin”: the first nearly Earth-size planet to be found in the habitable zone… Read More ›

Liberman: Netanyahu incapable of stopping the Iran deal

Liberman: Netanyahu incapable of stopping the Iran deal

In scathing rebuke, Yisrael Beytenu leader says PM lacks the leadership qualities required for the task, is ‘getting us nowhere’   Yisrael Beytenu leader Avigdor… Read More ›

Ashalim – Israel Signs Deal For $1.1 Billion Thermo-Solar Power Plant

Ashalim – Israel Signs Deal For $1.1 Billion Thermo-Solar Power Plant

  Ashalim, Israel – Israel signed a deal to build a 4 billion shekel ($1.05 billion) thermo-solar power plant in the country’s south, aimed at… Read More ›

John Kerry, who knows something about having his war record attacked, savages Donald Trump

John Kerry, who knows something about having his war record attacked, savages Donald Trump

  Secretary of State John Kerry came to the defense late Saturday night of Sen. John McCain (R-Arizona), whose combat record had come under fire… Read More ›

Gold just got destroyed

Gold just got destroyed

It’s Monday, Japanese markets are closed and the gold price has just suffered a mini “flash crash”. At 11.25am AEST the spot price suddenly tumbled… Read More ›

Barclays is reportedly planning to cut more than 30,000 jobs

Barclays is reportedly planning to cut more than 30,000 jobs

  (Reuters) – Barclays Plc plans to cut more than 30,000 jobs within two years after firing Chief Executive Antony Jenkins this month, The Times… Read More ›

Berlin – Germany Says Iran Must Improve Israel Relations For Closer Economic Ties

Berlin – Germany Says Iran Must Improve Israel Relations For Closer Economic Ties

  Berlin – German Vice Chancellor Sigmar Gabriel urged Iran at the start of a three-day visit to improve its relationship with Israel if it… Read More ›

Berlin – Merkel Defends Frank Talk That Brought Girl To Tears

Berlin – Merkel Defends Frank Talk That Brought Girl To Tears

  Berlin –  Chancellor Angela Merkel is defending her frank talk with a Palestinian refugee that brought the girl to tears — and has found… Read More ›

Sanliurfa, Turkey – In An IS Training Camp, Children Told: Behead The Doll

Sanliurfa, Turkey – In An IS Training Camp, Children Told: Behead The Doll

  Sanliurfa, Turkey – The children were each given a doll and a sword. Then they were lined up, more than 120 of them, and… Read More ›

Israeli digital doc aiming to bring healthcare to your inbox

Israeli digital doc aiming to bring healthcare to your inbox

Doctome can help reduce ER waiting times by providing initial diagnosis and working in conjuncton with hospitals and clinics. Doctome, an Israeli medical start-up, is… Read More ›

Exit of Anti-Defamation League head marks shift for US Jews

Exit of Anti-Defamation League head marks shift for US Jews

The world has changed during Abe Foxman’s 28 years as ADL chief: Anti-Semitism is declining in the US but on the rise in Europe, and… Read More ›

‘Suspect in fatal Tennessee shooting was upset over Gaza war’

‘Suspect in fatal Tennessee shooting was upset over Gaza war’

Friend of alleged gunman who killed 5 US servicemen says he received a text message from the suspect with a link to a long Islamic… Read More ›

ISIS claims kidnapping of 3 African Christians in Libya

ISIS claims kidnapping of 3 African Christians in Libya

Extremist group takes to social media to announce said abduction of men from Egypt, Nigeria and Ghana.   BENGHAZI, Libya –  Islamic State has kidnapped… Read More ›

UK ends partial arms ban on Israel over Gaza fighting

UK ends partial arms ban on Israel over Gaza fighting

Conservative-led review finds that licenses for weapons deals met country’s export criteria.   LONDON – Britain has lifted what was in effect viewed as a… Read More ›

Prince William starts new helicopter rescue job

Prince William starts new helicopter rescue job

  He’s a working dad whose career is flying: Prince William is taking to the air as a newly qualified air ambulance pilot, while trying… Read More ›

Scientist who studied 9/11 dust dies

Scientist who studied 9/11 dust dies

  Paul James Lioy, an environmental scientist known for his analysis of the health effects of the dust produced by the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks… Read More ›

Nintendo’s CEO Satoru Iwata played by his own rules

Nintendo’s CEO Satoru Iwata played by his own rules

  Plenty of CEOs like to give public presentations. Few of them are as natural or engaging as Steve Jobs, but that doesn’t stop them… Read More ›

UN chief calls for safe return of missing Israelis

UN chief calls for safe return of missing Israelis

Ban Ki-moon urges Palestinians with info on two Israelis who entered Gaza and disappeared to come forward   UNITED NATIONS — UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon… Read More ›

Settler leaders: PM told us construction effectively frozen

Settler leaders: PM told us construction effectively frozen

Netanyahu said ‘settlements can no longer be developed,’ West Bank local council chiefs claim   Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told West Bank Jewish leaders Monday… Read More ›