Bitcoin miner Argo Blockchain‘s (LSE. ARB) share price has more than halved in value from where it stood back in February. That’s despite yesterday’s estimate from the Financial Conduct Authority that cryptocurrency continues to attract new investors. Roughly 2.3 million adults in the UK now hold Bitcoin and the like ...FREE REPORT ... .
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You can be forgiven if you haven’t heard much about Jack Ma. China doesn’t want you to know much about Jack Ma right now. Ma was once a celebrity billionaire, earning fame and fortune as the co-founder and CEO of Alibaba... Advertisement. Ma rose to prominence around the mid-2010s when Alibaba became a global commerce titan ... Advertisement ... More in China ... .
Rwandan prosecutors called Thursday, June 17 for a life sentence for Paul Rusesabagina, the man who inspired the film "Hotel Rwanda," as he faces terrorism charges, while his family says he faces mistreatment and an unfair trial ... The nine counts include "forming an irregular armed group," "belonging to a terrorist group" and "financing terrorism." ... .
Despite the coronavirus pandemic, the number of people fleeing war and persecution continued rising last year, with global displacement climbing to over 82 million - double the figure a decade ago, the UN said Friday ...Nearly half under 18. A full 42 percent of the world's displaced are girls and boys under the age of 18 ... 'Egoistic approach' ... ....
Iranians are voting to elect a new president, with all but one of the four candidates to succeed Hassan Rouhani regarded as hardliners. Opinion polls suggest Ebrahim Raisi, a conservative Shia cleric who heads the judiciary, is the clear favourite ... ....
ANTALYA, Turkey — The Afghan government's chief peace envoy expressed fears on Friday that the Taliban will have no interest in a political settlement with the U.S.-supported administration in Kabul after the scheduled departure of American and NATO forces ... 11 troop withdrawal ... He added however that "it will be a big miscalculation ... .
In a statement on Friday, Adeleke Adeyinka-Bode, the state’s police commissioner, said the gunmen stormed the Federal Government College, Birnin-Yauri, Yauri Emirate in Kebbi State. “They opened fire on policemen around the school ... .