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Bitcoin pulls back after run at $20,000 | US & Canada News

Worth less than $1 a decade ago, bitcoin jumped to an intraday record of $19,914.33 on Tuesday before retreatingBitcoin pulled back after approaching...

Past and present: Israel’s targeting of Iran nuclear aspirations | Israel

The assassination of Iran’s top nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh sent shock waves across the Middle East. Tehran accuses Israel of being responsible for the...

US pins hope on vaccine amid November surge in COVID-19 cases | US & Canada

The United States entered the final month of the year hoping that promising vaccine candidates will soon be approved to halt the rapidly...

US accuses China of ‘flagrant violation’ of North Korea sanctions | China

US Department of State alleges China is ‘seeking to undo’ United Nations sanctions aimed at curbing North Korea’s nuclear programme.The US Department of...

Nasdaq wants to make boardroom diversity a must for listed firms | US & Canada News

In a landmark move against the white, male status quo on corporate boards, the Nasdaq stock exchange is seeking US authority to require...

Hate speech to nudity: Facebook’s oversight board gets cracking | US & Canada News

Facebook’s newly created oversight board announces first six cases involving content removed from social media giant’s platforms.Facebook Inc’s independent oversight board announced on...

US Federal Reserve head: ‘Challenging’ months until vaccine comes | US & Canada News

Federal Reserve Chair Powell says effects of coronavirus vaccines on the US economy remain difficult to assess.A slowing recovery and a surging pandemic...

Australia, US to develop hypersonic missiles to counter China | Australia

Australia’s defence minister says ‘game-changing’ project with US will help deter aggression against its interests.Australia and the United States will jointly develop hypersonic...

Big gulp: S&P to add Tesla to key US share index in one shot | US & Canada News

Data firm S&P had considered the unprecedented move of adding the electric carmaker’s shares to its main index in two tranches due to...

Controversial Trump COVID-19 pandemic adviser resigns | US & Canada

Dr Scott Atlas clashed repeatedly with other experts on coronavirus task force during his four months in the job.Dr Scott Atlas has resigned...
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‘Deliberate depression’: World Bank’s dire warning on Lebanon | Middle East News

Lebanon has been ravaged this year by an economic and financial crisis, the COVID-19 pandemic, and a deadly explosion at the Port of...

China-Australia tensions explained in 500 words | Australia News

A series of defence, trade and foreign policy disputes have led to what is seen as the lowest point in two countries’ ties...

How will Indian PM Narendra Modi deal with angry farmers?

Farmers demand the repeal of agricultural laws they say will benefit only private players as they protest in New Delhi. Source link

NATO must adapt to global threats, not just Russia: Report | Russia

A new high-level report commissioned by the military alliance says NATO must significantly broaden its scope.NATO must significantly broaden its scope to help...