Israel’s PM Netanyahu agrees to postpone judicial reforms

Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu has postponed a bitterly contested judicial overhaul, the first consignment of German Leopard 2 tanks has reached Ukraine, and shares of First Citizens Bank surged nearly 50 per cent on Monday morning following news it would buy much of the failed Silicon Valley Bank. 


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Netanyahu partner says reforms that have roiled Israel to be postponed 

German Leopard 2 tanks arrive in Ukraine

First Citizens to buy failed Silicon Valley Bank

Reuters: Demonstrators hold dueling protests in Israel

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