‘Tom and Jerry’ animator Gene Deitch dies at 95

Gene Deitch, an American Oscar-winning illustrator, animator, film director and producer has died. He was aged 95. His Czech publisher, Petr Himmel, said Deitch died unexpectedly during the night from Thursday to Friday in his apartment in Prague’s Little Quarter neighbourhood. No further details were given. Deitch’s movie ‘Munro’ won the Academy Award for Best… Read More ‘Tom and Jerry’ animator Gene Deitch dies at 95

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu signs coalition agreement with rival Benny Gantz

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his centrist election rival Benny Gantz signed an agreement on Monday to form an emergency coalition government that would end a year of political deadlock. Netanyahu’s right-wing Likud and Gantz’s Blue and White party issued a joint statement saying they had signed a unity deal, which follows elections in… Read More Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu signs coalition agreement with rival Benny Gantz

U.S. crude oil futures read negative for first time in history

U.S. crude oil futures turned negative on Monday for the first time in history as storage space was filling up, discouraging buyers as weak economic data from Germany and Japan cast doubt on when fuel consumption will recover. Physical demand for crude has dried up, creating a global supply glut as billions of people stay… Read More U.S. crude oil futures read negative for first time in history