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IMF chief tells bankers to not dismiss cryptocurrency

Christine Lagarde, the head of the International Monetary Fund, has a message for the world's central bankers: Don't be luddites.

Nuclear threat at highest level since Cold War

President Donald Trump threatened the “total destruction’” of North Korea if the nation’s “Rocket man” leader does not abandon his drive toward nuclear weapons.

Devastating wildfires in central Portugal

A huge wall of thick smoke and bright red flames towered over the top of trees near houses in the wooded region.

Did Cristiano Ronaldo evade to pay his taxes?

Spanish prosecutors have accused Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo of evading 14.7 million euros in tax through offshore companies.

Will the US pull out of the UNHRC too?

US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said the US is "reviewing its participation" in the Human Rights Council over what said is the group's "chronic anti-Israel bias".

Taiwan becomes the first Asian country to allow same-sex marriages

Taiwan’s Constitutional Court ruled in favor of same-sex marriage, punctuating a yearslong campaign by advocates for gay rights in one of the continent’s most liberal democracies.
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Anonymous warns for global war

Anonymous has warned that people should start preparing for a third World War as heightened tensions between the US and North Korea threaten to hit boiling point.
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New Syria ceasefire deal doomed to fail

The agreement is the latest attempt to reduce violence in the Arab country.

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