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Italy political crisis hits financial markets

Fears over Italy’s political upheaval spread to Wall Street after Europe’s financial markets closed lower. The prospect of fresh elections and the possibility of eurosceptic parties strengthening their position has raised concern about […]

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Instability in Italy and Spain jolts European markets

Mounting fears about political instability in Italy and Spain sent tremors through the eurozone’s two largest peripheral debt markets on Friday with investors dumping the sovereign bonds of both countries and sending […]

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Cryptocurrencies have a mysterious allure – but are they just a fad?

Attempts to reinvent money such as bitcoin often create excitement, but achieve little The cryptocurrency revolution, which started with bitcoin in 2009, claims to be inventing new kinds of money. There are […]

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Cryptocurrencies have a mysterious allure – but are they just a fad?

The cryptocurrency revolution, which started with bitcoin in 2009, claims to be inventing new kinds of money. There are now nearly 2,000 cryptocurrencies, and millions of people worldwide are excited by them. […]

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How Finland is Using the Blockchain to Revolutionise Financial Services for Refugees

Refugees and asylum seekers forced to leave their homes are often found without paperwork, posing problems for them and for legal authorities in proving their very existence. Without paperwork, it’s impossible to […]

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Turkish court overturns convictions against four human rights activists – JURIST

The Turkish Court of Cassation, the country’s highest appellate court, Tuesday overturned convictions against four human rights defenders including Honorary Chair of Amnesty International of Turkey, Taner Kılıç. All four were formerly […]

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Australia forms multi-agency task force to combat cyber crime – JURIST

On Saturday, Australia’s Minister for Home Affairs and Cyber Security Clare O’Neil announced the formation of a multi-agency task force to combat cyber crime. Called the Joint Standing Operation (JSO), the task […]

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‘Invasive’ two-finger test performed on sexual assault victims is misconduct, India Supreme Court rules – JURIST

The India Supreme Court Monday declared that performing the “two-finger” or “three-finger” vaginal test on victims of rape or sexual assault will be classed as misconduct.Also dubbed the “virginity” test, the test […]

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China-run ‘police’ station in Dublin ordered to close by Ireland Department of Foreign Affairs – JURIST

The Ireland Department of Foreign Affairs Wednesday ordered a Chinese overseas “police station” in Dublin to cease operations, according to Asia-based human rights group Safeguard Defenders. The order comes after Safeguard investigated […]

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