China declares all crypto-currency transactions illegal

China's central bank has announced that all transactions of crypto-currencies are illegal, effectively banning digital tokens such as Bitcoin. "Virtual currency-related business activities are illegal financial activities," the People's Bank of China said, warning it "seriously endangers the safety of people's assets". China is one of the world's largest crypto-currency markets. Fluctuations there often impact ...

18:45 Et September 24, 2021

Philippine: Boxer Pacquiao to Run for President in 2022 Election

Filipino boxing star Emmanuel Dapidran Pacquiao announced his presidential bid in the 2022 election as a candidate from the PDP-Laban faction on Sunday. "I boldly accept the challenge ...

10:20 Et September 20, 2021

Morocco's King Extends Condolences to Algerian Head of State Following Passing of Former President Bouteflika

King of Morocco, Mohammed VI, has sent a message of condolences and compassion to the President of the People's Democratic Republic of Algeria, Mr. Abdelmajid Tebboune, following the ...

10:22 Et September 19, 2021

France: Anti-Vaccine Pass Protests Continue for Tenth Weekend

French protests against the country's vaccine health pass continued for the tenth straight Saturday, with tens of thousands of people marching in Paris and other cities in opposition ...

10:12 Et September 19, 2021

Unvaccinated French health care workers face suspension

Health care workers in France face suspension from their jobs starting Wednesday if they haven’t been vaccinated against COVID-19. With about 300,000 workers still not vaccinated, some hospitals ...

14:00 Et September 15, 2021

BioNTech to apply for approval to use its Covid jab in kids 5 to 11

The German company BioNTech is to apply for approval of its coronavirus vaccine, jointly developed with US pharmaceutical giant Pfizer, for use in children aged between 5 and 11 ...

18:30 Et September 10, 2021

Brazil's Bolsonaro threatens Supreme Court in Independence Day speech

Tens of thousands of people demonstrated in Brazil on Independence Day, brandishing anti-democratic slogans in a show of support for President Jair Bolsonaro. During a speech in the ...

18:30 Et September 8, 2021

Russian minister dies during Arctic training exercise -RIA

Russia's Emergencies Minister Yevgeny Zinichev died during a training exercise in the Arctic, the RIA news agency cited the ministry as saying on Wednesday. The 55-year-old official, who ...

14:30 Et September 8, 2021

Panic Prevails In Israeli Jails After Prison Break

A state of panic prevails among Palestinian detainees in all Israeli jails, one day after a prison break in northern Israel, according to a Palestinian official on Tuesday. Israeli authorities have imposed punitive measures against Palestinian detainees, after six inmates tunneled out of the high-security Gilboa prison on Monday. Speaking to Anadolu Agency, Hassan ABD ...

14:15 Et September 7, 2021

Reuters: Allianz under investigation in Germany over investment funds

German regulators have launched an investigation into the country's biggest financial company, Allianz, after the demise of some of its U.S. investment funds last year, people with direct ...

11:16 Et September 7, 2021
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