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China’s central bank rules all crypto transactions are illegal

BEIJING: China's central bank on Friday said all financial transactions involving cryptocurrencies are illegal, sounding the death knell for the digital trade in China...

Movies & Music

R Kelly jury weighs singer’s fate after grim testimony

Following 21 days of evidence including 50 witnesses and hours of searing testimony, jurors on Friday began considering whether internationally famous singer R Kelly...


Man City end Chelsea hex

LONDON: Manchester City ended their Chelsea hoodoo yesterday, beating the European champions 1-0 while Bruno Fernandes missed a last-gasp penalty in Manchester United's shock...

Fashion & Art

Ancient footprints re-write humanity’s history in Americas

Footprints dating back 23,000 years have been discovered in the United States, suggesting humans settled North America long before the end of the last...

Health & Science

Rare rhino horns go up in flames in India anti-poaching campaign

Nearly 2,500 rare rhino horns were destroyed yesterday in the first ceremony of its kind in northeastern India as part of an anti-poaching drive...


Russian actress says ‘too late’ to fear ISS launch

Russian actress Yulia Peresild said Thursday it was "too late" for fear ahead of her launch into space, as Moscow races against Hollywood to...