Brazil-Italy Blood Feud Heats Up – Bloomberg View

Henrique Pizzolato’s story is made for the movies. Convicted of corruption and appropriating public money in one of Brazil’s biggestpolitical payola scandals, the former banker slipped out of his apartment in Copacabana at 4:30 one morning last year with just the clothes on his back, drove to the Paraguayan border and …

Push for Israelis to move to Berlin causes an uproar

TEL AVIV, Israel — Naor Narkis says he was just trying to help fellow Israelis decide about moving when he posted a store receipt from Germany on Facebook. The receipt shows a popular chocolate pudding costs only 23 cents in Berlin, while it sells for 80 cents in Tel Aviv. …