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Ledger Holdings, the New York-based parent company of bitcoin options exchange LedgerX, said on Monday it closed $11.4 million

China's favored trade deal in focus at Asian meeting

Asian trade ministers met on Monday to discuss a proposed free trade deal that is backed by China and

Venezuela possesses 5,000 Russian 'manpads' missiles

Venezuela possesses 5,000 Russian-made MANPADS surface-to-air weapons, according to a military document reviewed by Reuters, the largest known stockpile

Tablet device can help heart failure patients

A novel e-health tool in the form of a pre-programmed tablet can help heart failure patients to manage their

Akzo to sue in effort to aid PPG takeover

Akzo Nobel shareholders angered by the Dutch paint maker's rejection of a 26.3 billion euro ($29.5 billion) takeover offer

Cathay Pacific makes biggest job cuts

Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd said on Monday it was cutting 600 jobs, its biggest headcount reduction in almost two

Cuba dismisses Trump criticism as 'ridiculous'

Cuban state television responded to a statement by US President Donald Trump on Saturday railing against cruel despotism in

Climate activists gain ground

Shareholder activists focused on climate issues are gaining traction in their push to have large energy companies and utilities

Call to prevent violence against life and nature

Researchers and development activists in a view-sharing meeting with journalists voiced for time-befitting and effective measures to prevent violence

Carsten seeks end to insider trading probe

Deutsche Boerse Chief Executive Carsten Kenge-ter's defense team is negotiating with prosecutors to drop an insider trading investigation against

Nationalization of education system demanded

In demand of Baishakhi bonus, 5% increment, full festival bonus, giving MPO to non-MPO institutions including ICT teachers and

RU students protest against assault

Protesting the assault on two students of Persian and Culture department of Rajshahi University (RU) and demanding the safety

Permanent campus to open soon

A press conference organized by People's University of Bangladesh to inform the launching of its permanent Narsingdi campus was

2 arrested with huge yaba tablets in Bhola

Police in a drive arrested two alleged drug traders with 2,175 pieces of yaba tablets from Ilisha area in

Traders for reasonable prices during Ramadan

Leaders of different business bodies and traders at a meeting on Sunday committed to ensure reasonable price of essential

Mexican mob attacks Russian over insults in Cancun

A Russian man has been put into protective custody in hospital after he was attacked by a crowd of

'Doomsday' seed vault entrance repaired

Norway is repairing the entrance of a "doomsday" seed vault on an Arctic island after an unexpected thaw of

'Symphony' sets sights on financial world

Having won over Wall Street and Silicon Valley with a low-cost messaging platform that aims to remake the way

Pakistan census source of fear and hope for minorities

Marginalized, attacked and frequently hit by blasphemy charges, Pakistan's religious minorities are hoping the country's first census since 1998

Freed Chibok girls reunited with families

The 82 Chibok schoolgirls recently released by Boko Haram were reunited with their families Saturday, the Nigerian government says.

'N Korea fires unidentified projectile'

North Korea fired off an unidentified projectile Sunday according to South Korean defense officials, a week after its latest

Bahrain Shiite cleric gets suspended jail term

A Bahraini court on Sunday sentenced revered Shiite cleric Isa Qassim to a suspended one-year jail term for illegal

3 sentenced to death over Faqha killing

A court in the Gaza Strip on Sunday sentenced three men to death over the assassination of a Hamas

'Swiss vote for gradual nuclear phase-out'

The Swiss appeared Sunday to have voted in favour of a massive overhaul of the country's energy system by

Greece appeals to creditors to approve debt relief measures

Greece told its EU-IMF creditors Sunday there should be "no excuse" for delays to debt relief payments now that

Menstrual Hygiene Day observed

Wreetu, an organization that is educating adolescent girls and women about PUBERTY, PERIOD and MENSTRUATION celebrated World Menstrual Hygiene

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