Category: General World News

Asian currencies subdued by Trump woes; Philippine peso at fresh 11-year low

On the week, though, the won gained 0.2 percent, snapping three weeks of losses. read more >>> Source:: EconomicTimes.IndiaTimes.Com

Bitcoin’s rally is pausing — but Bitcoin Cash is popping

Cryptocurrency investors are booking profit on Friday, with Bitcoin seeing a small price dip after setting new records on Thursday. Bitcoin charged past $4,400 a coin on Thursday, setting a new record high in the process. On Friday, however, traders appear to be booking some […]

Skin cancer warning: THIS marker of beauty could be an unlikely sign of deadly melanoma

SKIN cancer rates are on the rise due to an increase in unprotected sun exposure. For one type – lentigo maligna melanoma – freckles on the face could be a sign. read more >>> Source:: The Daily Express

10 things you need to know in markets today

Good morning! Here’s what you need to know in markets on Friday. 1. Spanish police say five alleged suspects were killed in an apparent counterterrorism operation in the town of Cambrils, early Friday morning. Several of the suspects, armed with guns, were discovered during a […]

Study Highlights Rise in Opioid Drug Cases

In what is being called the first study of its kind, medical researchers have attempted to quantify the rise in opioid-related admissions and deaths at U.S. hospitals. The team studied hospital records over a seven-year period, between 2009 and 2015. The results put numbers to […]

Consumer culture on the rise in North Korea

The rise of a new consumer culture is irreversibly transforming Kim Jong Un’s North Korea. But there are thoughts that it could all blow up in his face, with experts saying the North Korean economy is a bubble that could soon burst. read more >>> […]

Asian stocks slide as Spain attack weighs down markets

Asian stocks sank Friday as global investor sentiment was battered by big losses on Wall Street amid U.S. political turmoil and a deadly van attack in Spain. read more >>> Source:: CTVNews.Ca

Live Review: Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers rock Rogers Arena

Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers are celebrating four decades in the business of rock ‘n’ roll with a 40th Anniversary tour kicking off at Vancouver’s Rogers Arena on Thursday. read more >>> Source:: Canada.com

Dollar slips vs yen, dented by doubts over US policy agenda

The dollar fell 0.2 per cent to 109.41 yen, adding to its 0.6 per cent drop on Thursday. read more >>> Source:: EconomicTimes.IndiaTimes.Com

Name, Shame Countries That Don’t Protect Doctors in War, Expert Tells UN

The United Nations should name and shame countries that fail to protect health workers in war zones and audit what steps they take to keep medics safe, an aid expert said on Thursday. International law bounds all warring parties to respect and protect medical personnel, […]

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