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World’s biggest cryptocurrency theft

One of Japan’s largest digital currency exchanges says it is going to repay hundreds of millions of dollars worth of virtual money after hackers broke into its network. On Friday Coincheck exchange said on its website it had halted sales…

14 killed in Brazil night club attack

At least 14 people were killed in north-western Brazil after gunmen stormed into a party at a nightclub and opened fire. Bandits arrived in three heavily-armed cars and stormed a party venue packed with young people in the early hours…

US designates six individuals as global terrorist

Continuing its stride against terrorism, the Trump administration has designated six individuals as global terrorists who were accused of supporting the Taliban and Haqqani network in Afghanistan and having their links to Pakistan. The black listed individual include senior members…

China hails PM Modi take on trade protectionism

China on Wednesday echoed Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s concerns on the recent wave of trade protectionism and backed the trend of economic globalisation. “Prime Minister Modi’s remarks on anti-protectionism reflect that economic globalisation is in the interests of all countries,…

EU removes 8 countries from tax blacklist

 European Union finance ministers have removed eight countries, including much-criticized Panama, from a tax haven blacklist, according to a Euronews report. Ministers on Tuesday said the jurisdictions have committed to making reforms that meet EU standards of tax transparency. But…