Israel is awash with tech companies and startups. Nowhere more so than Tel Aviv. It's been called the world's startup capital - the city where more new businesses are born per capita than any other.
The German capital is well-known for its startups. Now a new one is angling for returns that are not financial: It aims to encourage young women and minorities to bring their energy and ideas to politics.
An Israeli government minister has confirmed that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met with the Saudi crown prince and US secretary of state. But Saudi officials have strongly denied reports that a meeting took place.
Some conservative sects in Israel are coming under increased scrutiny for their alleged noncompliance with coronavirus curbs. Several ultra-Orthodox areas are registering disproportionately high rates of infections.
African startups have on average a roughly 50% chance of making it, according to a report. But country figures differ significantly, and the ongoing COVID-19 scare could hurt the continent's entrepreneurs.
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