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Black Friday in Lebanon: rising prices, weak currency, increasing poverty

AMMAN: Several Jordanian MPs joined activists, human rights groups and civil society organizations to demand the release of 36 Jordanian students detained this week for apparently participating in a protest against Jordan’s signing a declaration of intent with Israel to trade clean electricity for water. MP Khalil Atiyeh told Arab …

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For Christian Bird Watchers, aka “Bird Watchers”, Religion Takes Flight | Earth beat

Binoculars are placed on a bird field guide. (Diane Helentjaris / Unsplash / Creative Commons) It is early in the morning in the Great Smoky Mountains. Kevin Burrell is half asleep and tightly wrapped in his sleeping bag. Before relinquishing his warm cocoon to the crisp morning air, he hears …

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On the way to the resistance region 0.9368-75

USD / CHF moves up to two month high, spikes resistance line from April. Bullish MACD signals, higher formations favor buyers. Two week old support line limits the immediate decline, several hurdles from the March challenge are still on the rise. USD / CHF is hovering around 0.9340, after rising …

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Bitcoin down, Bitcoin city of El Salvador, ConstitutionDAO

Most of the major cryptocurrencies by market value suffered losses last week. Bitcoin is down nearly 14.6% in the past seven days, according to CoinGecko. After hitting an all-time high of $ 69,044 on November 10, bitcoin fell below $ 60,000 on Tuesday. It is currently trading at around $ …

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In tough times, Afghan farmers turn to opium for their safety

ARGHANDAB, Afghanistan – Abdul Hamid’s grenadiers were marked by bullets and shrapnel. The river was low and the land dry. There was no longer any profit to be made from the fruit that made his district in southern Afghanistan so famous for more than war. So this month, Mr. Hamid’s …

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Nigeria, Others Lose $ 5 Billion Per Year on Cost of Currency Convertibility | The Guardian Nigeria News

African countries lose $ 5 billion a year due to currency convertibility costs, said African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Secretary General Wamkele Mene. In addition, Mene revealed that AfCFTA, in collaboration with Afreximbank, had announced plans to deploy a $ 10 billion adjustment fund for countries likely to experience …

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German N26 ends operations in the United States

In today’s top news in Europe, Middle East and Africa, German digital bank N26 shuts down U.S. operations, Visa-Amazon UK dispute puts interchange rates back in the spotlight . Additionally, Dutch company Nedap launches cloud-based loss prevention tool, Kohl’s partnership with Sephora begins to bear fruit, and Adobe and Mastercard …

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U.S. Supervisor Warns Banks Against Cryptocurrency Activity – Ledger Insights

Acting Currency Controller Michael J. Hsu has warned banks against adopting cryptocurrencies. In a speech at the Fintech conference at the Federal Reserve Bank in Philadelphia, he said federal banking agencies recently had a “crypto sprint” and would make an official announcement shortly. “The OCC will also provide clarification on …

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Turkish lira hits new highs ahead of another expected rate cut

AComments of the Minister of Finance of the dds, update of the level of the lire ANKARA, November 16 (Reuters) – Turkish lira weakens 1.3% Tuesday to a new record of 10.22 against the dollar, weighed down by the expectations of another interest reaten cut by a central bank which …

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The office cat | News from the garden city

Switched plates On November 2, a motorist from Stewart Avenue to John Street was charged with driving with switched plates, unlicensed vehicle and uninsured driving. Mail forwarding On November 2, the Garden City Police Department investigated a report that someone changed a resident’s mailing address to an out-of-state address. Doors …

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