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Bitcoin price plummets to 11900 USD per BTC

Bitcoin

Bitcoin fell as much as 20 percent on Wednesday, piercing below $10,000, while other cryptocurrencies took similar spills due to investor fears that regulators could clamp down on them in an effort to curb speculation.

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El Salvador eyes Qatar jobs for migrants leaving US

Authorities of El Salvador seeking to reach an agreement with Qatar to allow Salvadorans to work in the Gulf country.

Abdulrahman Al Thani met his Salvadoran counterpart Hugo Martinez

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Saudi to inject $2bn in Yemen to halt currency collapse

Announcement comes a day after Yemen's PM offered to resign if it meant it could help lead to an investment of funds.

 Yemen's central bank

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Bitcoin falls 7 percent on extended selloff

Bitcoin has skidded more than 11 percent on Wednesday, extending a precipitous downturn in fortunes, with investors spooked by fears regulators might clamp down on an asset whose value has skyrocketed in the past year.

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Deadly protests grip Sudan over rising bread prices

One student killed and six people injured in countrywide protests sparked by government decision to cut subsidies.

bread prices

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Bitcoin: Bank of America division bans investments

Merrill Lynch has banned clients from investing in a bitcoin fund.

Merrill Lynch

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Will new tax spur economic reform in UAE, Saudi Arabia?

Five percent value-added tax will be imposed on food, clothes and fuel, while housing and school fees are exempt.

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Iceland becomes first country to legalise equal pay

Iceland legalises equal pay between men and women in a world first.

Iceland

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Bitcoin: Which traditional banks sell cryptocurrencies

Here are a few of the traditional banks and exchange operators that allow you to buy Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.

Bitcoin

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Bitcoin expert: "There is no right current price"

Tel Aviv Stock Exchange

Bitcoin has extended its recovery in holiday-thinned trading, rising 10 percent to be up more than a third from last week's lows of below $12,000.

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